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.
Enrollment drops after Portland French School spends $170,000 opposing efforts to join AFT.
Seattle theaters joined in the “We Are One” national day of action April 4 by putting up signs.
Georgia-Pacific has changed since it was bought in 2005 by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch.
Gay civil rights leader Cleve Jones was a star guest April 20 at the kickoff of the newly-chartered Oregon chapter of Pride At Work.
Newly unionized Dosha Salon and Spa hired former Oregon Republican Party chair Bob Tiernan to oversee bargaining.
Employers are increasingly firing workers for Facebook rants. But that’s against federal labor law.
Attacks on public employee collective bargaining drew protests in more than 1,000 cities April 2-8.
Statehouse Republicans are pushing bills to eliminate collective bargaining rights, end the prevailing wage and project labor agreements, and get rid of seniority protections.
The uprising began Feb. 11 when Republican Scott Walker proposed a law to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights.
A new crop of Republican governors has declared war on unions, provoking the biggest showdown since Reagan fired air traffic controllers in 1981.