Union Organizing

Siemens medical equipment workers unionize with IBEW Local 48

Campaign benefits from workers resolve — and solidarity from a German union

Basic Rights Oregon unionizes with AFSCME

The gay civil rights group voluntarily recognizes a union for its 15 employees

No surprise: Portland park rangers vote union

Overcoming legal obstruction by the City, rangers are now part of DCTU

After obstruction and delay, City of Portland ordered to proceed with union election for park rangers

City obstructed and delayed for a year, but now park rangers get to join DCTU

IBEW engaged in organizing drive at Camas’ Wafertech

The Taiwanese chipmaker, which pays just over minimum wage, tells workers they don't need a union

Oregon AFL-CIO hires Nafisah Ula to bolster union organizing

The campaign researcher comes to the state federation from the national AFL-CIO

Painters District Council 5 turns up pressure on nonunion Edwards Painting

Nonunion Edwards Painting faces charges at NLRB.

Wanted: Union-made elephant ears

Zoo food workers want union rights and permanent work

Precision Castparts workers vote to stay non-union

The vote on whether to join Machinists is 932-1,258

KBOO radio station goes union

The campaign arose after management reduced sick and maternity leave

Machinists in national organizing drive at Oregon’s Jeld-Wen

The Justice for Jeld-Wen Workers campaign is active in 15 states

Bakers Union organizing video lottery delis one at a time

"Lottery delis" rake it in with video poker, but pay minimum wage with no benefits

2,300 workers at Precision Castparts vote June 7 on unionization

PCC is waging a by-the-book anti-union campaign against the Machinists

City Attorney seeks to keep Portland’s $11-an-hour park rangers from joining union

All 15 rangers have signed union cards, but City says they don't belong

OSEA seeks union recognition for 300 Head Start workers

A multi-union effort backed by the AFL-CIO helped garner majority support

City park rangers tell Mayor Hales they want a union

City of Portland park rangers make $11 an hour, with no benefits and layoffs after nine months.

Conflict at KBOO sparks effort to unionize

Workers want into CWA Local 7901 after the board moves to make them "at-will" employees.

Five years in, still no flood of unionization through card check

Just 2,487 public employees have unionized since Oregon's card check law passed.

OSU graduate research assistants vote to unionize

AFT adds 781 grad students, who vote 9 to 1 in favor of unionization.

OSU research assistants win right to vote on unionization

OSU argued they're not employees, but lost; votes will be counted March 7