Tagged: Union

Teachers And Parents Question Superintendent's Raise

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A petition started by a Wilson High School teacher calls for Portland Public Schools superintendent Carole Smith to give the money from her 28 percent raise to needy students.

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.

U.S. Supreme Court Wraps With Hobby Lobby And Union Cases

OPB |June 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll analyze the much-anticipated Hobby Lobby case about contraceptive mandates and look back at the term with two law professors.

News Roundtable: February 21, 2014

OPB |Feb. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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

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.

Teacher Strike In Medford, Possibly Portland

OPB |Feb. 06, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland teachers vote whether or not to approve a strike Wednesday night, while Medford schools could see a teacher strike Thursday.

Union Vote Will Determine Boeing's Next Move

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

THURSDAY: Boeing machinists will vote Friday on a contract that has serious implications for the region's aerospace industry.

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.

Competing PERS Reform Plans

April 04, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Democrats and Republicans in the Oregon Legislature are pushing different proposals to reform the Public Employees Retirement System.

Proposals Would Regulate And Tax Credit Unions

March 11, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Bills introduced in Salem would require credit unions to pay excise taxes and invest in underserved communities.

A Union For Foster Parents?

March 06, 2013 12:40 p.m.

An Oregon lawmaker says foster parents should be able to make their voices heard in Salem by forming a union.

TriMet Union Responds To Driver Fatigue Issue

Jan. 15, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Following an investigation by The Oregonian the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 is calling for changes to rules governing working hours for drivers.

Overtime At TriMet Leads To Tired Drivers

Jan. 08, 2013 12:40 p.m.

An investigation by The Oregonian reveals exhaustion is a common problem among TriMet drivers.

Port of Portland Security Guard Strike Averted

Nov. 26, 2012 12:06 p.m.

An impending security guard strike at the Port of Portland was averted over the weekend.

Longshore Union Negotiations Heating Up

Sept. 26, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Negotiations between the local longshore union and grain exportors may get messy this weekend.

Reaction to Frashour Reinstatement Ruling

Sept. 25, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Portland Mayor Sam Adams said he will appeal a ruling that says he must reinstate Portland police officer Ronald Frashour. 

Update on Port Dispute

Aug. 14, 2012 12:06 p.m.

The National Labor Relations Board issued a ruling in the dispute between two unions at the Port of Portland.

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