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Jackson County, employees reach impasse on negotiations

MEDFORD, Ore.– Contract negotiations in Jackson County have reached a standstill after months of discussion between the county and the Jackson County Employees Association. Workers in the county want higher wages and cheaper health insurance, however, on Tuesday SEIU Local 503, representing …

Siskiyou County employees plan to strike starting Jan. 6

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Over 300 employees in Siskiyou County are planning to strike. “We’ve hit a standstill and we’ve exercised pretty much every right that we have other than striking,” Matthew Rokes, Organized Employees of Siskiyou County labor representative, said. After a …

Oregon higher education workers approve strike

OREGON— According to the Service Employees International Union 503, classified workers at seven public universities in Oregon will go on strike at the end of the month. The Union represents 5,000 workers across the state. They conducted votes at Oregon schools on …

Providence nurses approve informational picket

Medford, Ore.- Providence Medford Medical Center nurses who are represented by the Oregon Nursing Association have approved an informational picket. The vote was made Wednesday night and allows the nurses to move forward with a picket if a deal isn’t made with …