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Shows tagged as: union
Thu, Apr 4 2013
Democrats and Republicans in the Oregon Legislature are pushing different proposals to reform the Public Employees Retirement System.
Wed, Mar 6 2013
An Oregon lawmaker says foster parents should be able to make their voices heard in Salem by forming a union.
Tue, Jan 15 2013
Following an investigation by The Oregonian the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 is calling for changes to rules governing working hours for drivers.
Tue, Jan 8 2013
An investigation by The Oregonian reveals exhaustion is a common problem among TriMet drivers.
Mon, Nov 26 2012
An impending security guard strike at the Port of Portland was averted over the weekend.
Wed, Sep 26 2012
Negotiations between the local longshore union and grain exportors may get messy this weekend.
Tue, Sep 25 2012
Portland Mayor Sam Adams said he will appeal a ruling that says he must reinstate Portland police officer Ronald Frashour.
Tue, Aug 14 2012
The National Labor Relations Board issued a ruling in the dispute between two unions at the Port of Portland.
Wed, Jul 18 2012
What is it like to work as a longshoreman at the Port of Portland?
Mon, 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?
Thu, Apr 12 2012
Two local teachers' unions voted Wednesday evening on whether or not to go on strike.
Tue, Jan 31 2012
University of Oregon faculty members have launched a unionizing effort. What difference would this for students and the university at large?
Tue, Dec 13 2011
We continue our conversation about the now-public benefits of retirees in Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System with its director and others.
Mon, Dec 5 2011
A court settlement with two newspapers compelled Oregon's Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) to release the names and benefit amounts for all of its retirees. Has this information affected your opinions on PERS?
Mon, Dec 5 2011
Union Mayor Bill Lindsley is trying to keep his small town economically viable, even as he sees people in his town — like those in other rural places — increasingly move to bigger cities.
Wed, Sep 21 2011
State workers are encouraged to sign up for a Health Engagement Model (HEM) as part of their new health insurance plan — but some union members have strong objections to it.
Fri, Sep 9 2011
Why is a longshoremen's union trying to block grain shipments to the Port of Longview?
Fri, Aug 5 2011
The state's largest public employee union will vote later this month on a contract no one seems to like.
Wed, Jul 20 2011
Unionized public employees have been working without a contract for two-weeks now — we'll find out what the new tentative deal looks like.
Tue, Mar 8 2011
What's the role of unions in Oregon today?
Tue, Aug 10 2010
Can public employee unions and business associations agree on anything?
Wed, Feb 4 2009
How will the labor landscape change with the new administration?
Wed, Oct 29 2008
What would you like to ask anti-tax activist Bill Sizemore?
Fri, Sep 12 2008
How have unions impacted your life?