June 9, 2023

Food Truck Project: Pledge Match up to $14K

SOJWJ is looking for a food truck. For years, the SOJWJ has been serving the peace meals, using Ashland’s Pioneer Hall and other locations in Lithia Park — they want to keep doing so but also recognize there are some limitations. Using a food truck is the best option. A food truck helps solve several […]

1,400 Frontline Nurses to Vote to Authorize Strikes at Providence Portland, Seaside

1,400 Frontline Nurses to Vote to Authorize Strikes at Providence Portland, Seaside (Photo) – 05/23/23 (Portland, OR) – After eight months of contentious negotiations and limited response from Providence management, frontline nurses at Providence Portland and Providence Seaside are launching strike authorization votes. Providence Portland’s vote will open at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24 and Providence […]


(Portland, OR) – In two historic elections to protect patient safety, frontline nurses at Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie and Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City voted nearly unanimously to authorize strikes against Providence–one of Oregon’s largest and most profitable health systems. They join nurses at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland […]

Ashland Starbucks workers announce the chain’s first union organizing drive in Southern Oregon

By Roman Battaglia (Jefferson Public Radio) March 7, 2023 6 a.m. Workers at the Starbucks coffee shop in Ashland have announced their intent to unionize. They’re the first store in Southern Oregon to do so.Workers at Starbucks’ Ashland store are looking to join the Starbucks Workers United union to advocate for more staffing and better pay. Organizers […]

RRMC employees unionizing

HEALTHCARE WORKERS UNIONIZING AT ASANTE ROGUE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN MEDFORDNews Release from Oregon Nurses Assn.April 21st, 2023 Medford, Ore. – More than 250 healthcare technical workers at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Oregon filed for union recognition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The group, comprised of radiologic technologists, licensed practical […]