OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2017
We reflect on the 2017 Oregon legislative session and look ahead to 2018.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2017
A new study looks at the cost of public employee benefits. A bill before the legislature attempts to make job scheduling easier for hourly workers. And Central Oregon Community College safety officers have been acting like police officers.
OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2015
A new report into the economic consequences of deepening the Columbia River to from 40 to 43 feet indicates a strong return on investment.
OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2015
Governor Kate Brown signed a bill into law this week that provides new protections for nannies, housekeepers, and other domestic workers.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2015
WEDNESDAY: South Korean shipping company Hanjin accounts for a large percentage of business at the Port of Portland, and now the company says it's taking that business elsewhere.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 3, 2014
WEDNESDAY: After negotiations with the University of Oregon administration failed, the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation went on strike Tuesday for the first time in its 38 year history.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk to an employment attorney about what is likely to change — and not change — after the passage of recreational marijuana in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 14, 2014
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll hear from SEIU Local 503 executive director Heather Conroy on the implications of Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues.
OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll find out what Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues will mean for an ongoing debate in Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: March 13, 2014
THURSDAY: Portland State University's full-time faculty voted overwhelming to approve a strike, which could begin in early April.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 19, 2014
WEDNESDAY: With a Portland Public School teacher strike averted, we'll get analysis of the deal and how it fits into other labor conflicts around the region and the country.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 14, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll find out how people in Medford are handling the teacher strike, as it enters its second week.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 29, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Secretary of State Kate Brown is releasing a top-to-bottom audit of the state's largest transit agency.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll talk with OPB education reporter Rob Manning to get the latest on the protracted labor dispute between teachers and the district.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 19, 2013
TUESDAY: In Medford, teachers and administrators have reached an impasse, while negotiations drag on in Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2013
Members of a local labor union say they should be getting the jobs that the City of Portland has been outsourcing to inmate work crews.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2012
State Senator Bruce Starr is challenging incumbent Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian in this nonpartisan statewide race.
OPB | Broadcast: May 14, 2012
Teachers in the Eagle Point School District are on strike and another district has voted to approve a strike later this month. What's going on?