Unions are democratic organizations of workers — united for their own mutual aid and protection and to promote and defend the rights and interests of fellow workers. In the Union Organizing section, we report on efforts to unionize non-union workplaces, and on employer efforts to oppose unionization.
When warehouse workers started looking at joining the Teamsters, billionaire CEO Tim Boyle came down to the shop floor to try to talk them out of it.
Despite appeals from the CEO, workers at the Portland wholesale bakery voted 29-9 to be union-represented.
Last year, 270 Cascadia workers joined AFSCME; now 220 more are on route to joining them.
Legacy Health asked the NLRB to annul a nurse union vote at Unity Behavioral Health, but all three Trump appointees rejected its legal appeal.
Our Children’s Trust is best known for Juliana v. United States, a lawsuit in which 21 young Americans are suing the federal government for not taking enough action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Safety has dropped dramatically since for-profit Willamette Valley Medical was acquired by Tennessee-based LifePoint Health last year.
Workers at the company’s Northwest Portland wholesale bakery want to join Bakers Local 114.
Hamer Electric determined there were undeniable advantages to signing up with IBEW Local 48.
The union vote comes as part of an extraordinary wave of unionization in print and online media.
At Scottie’s Pizza in Southeast Portland, workers joined IWW. And Scottie was just fine with that.