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.

Labor Commissioner Race

Oct. 15, 2012 12:30 p.m.

State Senator Bruce Starr is challenging incumbent Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian in this nonpartisan statewide race.

Striking Teachers

May 14, 2012 9:06 a.m.

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?

The Role of Unions

March 08, 2011 9 a.m.

What's the role of unions in Oregon today?

Labor Day Special: TOL's Rural Economy Tour

Sept. 06, 2010 9 a.m.

What makes rural economies thrive?

Rebroadcast: Guiding the Willamette

Aug. 21, 2009 9 a.m.

Rebroadcast: How do you experience the Willamette River?

The Future of Retirement

March 23, 2009 9 a.m.

Can 65-year-olds retire now? Will 20-year-olds ever be able to?

Layoff or Day Off?

Feb. 25, 2009 9 a.m.

To what degree should employees bear the burden of this economic crisis?

The Changeover: Labor Relations

Feb. 04, 2009 9 a.m.

How will the labor landscape change with the new administration?

As We Are: Migrant Workers

Nov. 21, 2008 midnight

We speak with migrant workers, past and present, about their experiences working and living in Oregon.

Boeing Machinists On Strike

Sept. 12, 2008 midnight

How have unions impacted your life?

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