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.
Workers stood strong for their union in the face of union-buster ride-alongs in their trucks.
About 75 workers would become part of ILWU Local 5.
Two more union election wins add 200 to the existing group of 270 mental health and addiction treatment workers who are bargaining a first union contract.
The party voluntarily recognized Sign Painters & Paint Makers Local 1094 in December, and signed a first union contract in early January.
OPAL executive director Huy Ong didn’t think twice when his employees announced they wanted a union.
A union campaign among 375 workers at a pair of southern Oregon plywood mills ended in a crushing union election defeat.
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.