Category Archives: Employee Relations Board

Former Oregon labor judge faces ethics violation, conflict of interest

A former Oregon administrative law judge is facing an ethics complaint after discussing the prospect of joining a law practice with an attorney from that firm while he had a union-bias case on her docket. Source: Former Oregon labor judge faces ethics violation, conflict of interest

EOU faculty seek pay parity

Contract negotiations between the faculty and administration at Eastern Oregon University did not go well Wednesday. Source: EOU faculty seek pay parity | Local News |

New Labor Unit Forms At OHSU — And This Time Without Contention

A labor movement that has swept through academic medical institutions across the country has finally arrived in Oregon. Newly minted doctors who are going through on-the-job training at Oregon Health & Science University just received the green light from the state’s Employment Relations Board to form a bargaining unit, putting them on par with other […]
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Teachers union hits Salem-Keizer schools with unfair labor complaint

The Salem Keizer Education Association has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against Salem-Keizer Public Schools for allegedly discriminating against and unfairly transferring an elementary school teacher, and restricting the union’s access to its members. Source: Teachers union hits Salem-Keizer schools with unfair labor complaint

Union foes could force election at OSU

A petition being circulated at Oregon State University could force an election on efforts to organize a faculty union on campus. United Academics of OSU, an organization backed by the American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teachers, filed a certification petition with the Oregon Employment Relations Board on June 5. Source: […]
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OSU faculty file for union recognition

Union organizers at Oregon State University filed a petition for certification with the Oregon Labor Relations Board on Tuesday, claiming a “decisive majority” of teaching and research faculty at OSU have signed cards saying they want union representation. If certified by the state board, a new union called United Academics of Oregon State University would […]
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Crook County firefighters file labor complaint

Chief Matt Smith allegedly discouraged employees from unionizing. Firefighters in Crook County are alleging unfair labor practices by their leadership at Crook County Fire and Rescue. The 11 firefighters told the Oregon Employment Relations Board that Chief Matt Smith routinely discouraged employees from forming a union and promised retaliation if they succeeded. Source: Crook County […]
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