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 only statewide law of its kind, SB 828 was meant to make workers’ schedules more predictable, but a UO study shows it’s falling short.
Two campaigns for free preschool have merged so that Multnomah County voters can decide on a single measure this November.
Large retail employers will have to offer predictable schedules and pay for last-minute changes.
The minimum wage rises today from $12.50 to $13.25 within the Portland Metro urban growth boundary.
In the recordings, managers list the names of union supporters they want to fire and talk about how to build a case that will stand up to NLRB scrutiny.
On July 14 a federal court will hear the government’s challenge to the state law, which was passed in 2009.
Burgerville backtracked after online backlash, and said it would produce its own Black Lives Matter accessories for workers to wear if they choose.
“in the end, the labor movement is not a building,” said the president of the AFL-CIO after protesters trashed AFL-CIO headquarters lobby in D.C.
When building trades unions police abuses in the construction industry, they’re defending all workers, not only their members.
A new trial would focus only on deciding the right amount of damages, not whether ILWU was at fault in the slowdown at Terminal 6.