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Who helps count your vote?

Medford, Ore. — Each year dozens of Jackson County citizens are invited to take part in the local election process. They verify signatures, prepare the ballots, and tally the votes. But who are they? And how did they get involved? NBC5 went …

Union settlement in Jackson County

Jackson County, Ore., — After months of rallies and negotiations, a new contract is finally in the works for hundreds of Jackson County Workers. The county and the union came to an agreement late Monday. The agreement made on Monday night is …

Jackson County workers rally for raises

Medford, Ore. — Dozens of Jackson County workers spent their lunch hour demonstrating outside of the county offices Wednesday. Union workers are asking the county to come back to the table and negotiate a contract, instead of requesting a mediator. They say the …

Marijuana workers are unionizing

Ore. — Some marijuana workers are choosing to unionize in part of the state. Employees at two dispensaries, one in Portland and one in Salem, have signed contracts with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union in Oregon. The local chapter says …