Precision Castparts workers to vote on unionization

Precision Castparts workers to vote on unionization

2,300 Portland employees of Precision Castparts Corp. will vote in June on whether to unionize.

Managers of the corporate giant, which makes airplane and gas turbine parts, have fought off unionization before. They oppose the current bid to bring a union to Portland-area plants, according to internal handouts obtained by The Oregonian.

But this time Precision faces determined employees who say they're fed up with working mandatory weekend overtime shifts on short notice, toiling in some cases for weeks or months at a stretch. A company spokesman declined to comment on personnel matters.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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