OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2017
We discuss Portland's ability to ban local fossil fuel infrastructure, the first comprehensive survey of American workers, and the Oregon Supreme Court decision to lower the score needed to pass the state bar exam.
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.