July 21, 2024

Providence nurses walk out amid contract negotiations

More than 3,000 nurses at six Providence hospitals across Oregon went on strike on Tuesday. The walkout comes after months of contract negotiations between the hospital system and the Oregon Nurses Association. Outside the Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, scores of nurses lined the street cheering and soliciting honks of support. Their signs […]

Amazon Labor Union affiliates with Teamsters

The Amazon Labor Union will affiliate with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, giving the upstart union the backing of one of the most powerful forces in labor, Teamsters announced Tuesday. Teamsters said the affiliation decision was approved unanimously by the union’s board on Tuesday, though details of the merger were not immediately made clear. The […]