Workers’ rights are human rights. They don’t come from laws — they come from being human. In the Workers Rights section, we report on the right to organize and bargain collectively, the right to a decent standard of living, and the right to be treated fairly and with dignity.
The lawsuit against Portland Specialty Baking will still go forward.
Iowa strips public worker collective bargaining rights, but right-to-work fails in New Hampshire.
Missouri follows close on the heels of Kentucky, and a right-to-work bill in Congress would bar any requirement to pay union dues nationwide.
Tiernan, former chair of the Oregon Republican Party, is a labor relations consultant who helped rid a Berkeley grocery of its union.
Kentucky on Jan. 7 became the 27th “right to work” state. Missouri will be next, and maybe even New Hampshire.
A vocal leader of the campaign to unionize the Burgerville fast food chain has been suspended without pay since Jan. 6 — ostensibly for failing to pay 70 cents for a bagel and cream cheese.
The three-year legal saga of a local union-busting paint contractor shows how weak U.S. labor law can be.
180,000 Oregon factory workers can now earn time-and-a-half twice.
The strike by a minority of Instafab workers is now in its 22nd month.
The non-binding resolution encourages all Portland employers to review their scheduling practices.