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.

America’s top union leader pops into Portland

Apr 16, 2019

National AFL-CIO president Rich Trumka was in Portland for an Organizing Summit — a training for unionists on organizing tactics, messaging around common sense economics, and how to build worker power in the wake of the Supreme Court’s anti-union Janus decision.

Clackamas pet hospital goes union

Apr 2, 2019

The NLRB has certified that ILWU Local 5 won last year’s representation election at VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists — by a one-vote margin

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