Union Organizing

Nonunion Dave’s Killer Bread contracts with union baker

A union campaign has failed to rise thus far at the fast-growing company.

Hyatt signs rare “labor peace” agreement in anticipation of subsidy

UNITE HERE, the union that represents hotel workers, has reached a landmark neutrality agreement with Hyatt Hotels.

Landslide union vote at TriMet Lift

Workers at contractor First Transit vote 111-31 in favor of joining ATU Local 757.

OSU grad students crash donor party

Oregon State University is refusing to recognize a union of graduate research assistants.

At TriMet Lift, contracted bus drivers say they want a union

A unit of 166 workers will vote on whether to join ATU Local 757.

Major union win: 500 Portland security officers join SEIU

Securitas, ABM, G4S, and AlliedBarton agreed in July to recognize and bargain with SEIU Local 49.

BrucePac’s immigrant workforce says no to union

Three years after a union campaign began at BrucePac, vote is more than 3-to-1 against unionizing

Portland cabbies unite

Facing greedy companies and unresponsive city officials, immigrant taxi drivers called the union

At Service Steel, union buster turns campaign around

The company gets every public benefit, but pays felons $10 an hour to cut plate steel.

University of Oregon backs off its challenge to faculty union

United Academics is certified after Governor Kitzhaber weighs in.

UO opposes union unit in ERB filing

UO spent $25,000 for a consultant to prepare a web page expressing common anti-union themes.

Firings lead to union effort at Dave’s Killer Bread

Workers say rapid expansion is changing the character of the family-run business.

University of Oregon faculty on track to unionize

A major factor is growing concern among faculty about the “corporatization” of the university.

University of Oregon faculty unionize

The group of 1,900 will be jointly members of AFT and AAUP.

Portland pub goes union

Workers at The Guild Public House have become members of CWA Local 7901.

Pro-union, pro-choice: Workers unionize at Planned Parenthood

Workers at Planned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette voted 97 to 43 SEIU Local 49.

SEIU Local 503 adds 7,700 new home care members

Over 7,000 state-paid personal service providers joined SEIU Local 503 June 2, making it the state’s largest union.

Airport screeners vote to unionize

In one of the biggest union wins in recent times, 43,000 security officers at 450 airports will be union-represented.

Dosha salon employees vote to join CWA 7901

Dosha Salon became the first local business of its kind to unionize March 30.

The new face of labor? Dosha Salon votes whether to unionize

Dosha Salon and Spa could become the first salon in Portland to go union in recent times.