Tagged: Labor

News Roundtable: August 14, 2014

OPB | Aug. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

What Will Supreme Court Decision Mean For Oregon Home Health Workers?

OPB | July 03, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear from SEIU Local 503 executive director Heather Conroy on the implications of Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues.

Should Public Employees Be Able To Opt Out Of Union Dues?

OPB | July 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll find out what Monday's Supreme Court decision on union dues will mean for an ongoing debate in Oregon.

PSU Faculty May Strike Within A Month

OPB | March 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland State University's full-time faculty voted overwhelming to approve a strike, which could begin in early April.

Putting The PPS Dispute In Context

OPB | Feb. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

Medford Teacher Strike Continues

OPB | Feb. 14, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll find out how people in Medford are handling the teacher strike, as it enters its second week.

Secretary Of State Releases TriMet Audit

OPB | Jan. 29, 2014 12:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Secretary of State Kate Brown is releasing a top-to-bottom audit of the state's largest transit agency.

How Close Are Portland Public School Teachers To Agreement...Or A Strike?

OPB | Jan. 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll talk with OPB education reporter Rob Manning to get the latest on the protracted labor dispute between teachers and the district.

Teacher Contract Negotiations In Medford And Portland

OPB | Nov. 19, 2013 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: In Medford, teachers and administrators have reached an impasse, while negotiations drag on in Portland.

Labor Unions Want City Of Portland's Outsourced Jobs

Sept. 09, 2013 12:20 p.m.

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.

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