Home Must Reads State board upholds TriMet union contract

State board upholds TriMet union contract

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, July 22, 2013

Oregon's labor board upheld TriMet's contract with the Amalgamated Transit Union that requires union members to pay more for their health care.

After years of fighting over a contract that was supposed to take effect in November 2009, "We're ready to move on to the next contract negotiation," Bruce Hansen, Amalgamated Transit Union 757 president, said Saturday.

Despite TriMet's stumbles, the Employment Relations Board upheld TriMet's contract requiring employees to begin paying co-pays and other out-of-pocket health costs with a 90/10 health care plan. In the past, union employees could enroll in a benefits plan that provided near-universal coverage to them and their families up to 16 years after they died.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

More Articles

Gender Code

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY COURTNEY SHERWOOD

Janice Levenhagen-Seeley reprograms tech.


Read more...

Measure 91: What Oregon Businesses Need to Know

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
91 thumbBY DIANE BUISMAN

Some common misconceptions employers have about marijuana.


Read more...

Constant Contact

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

To prevent burnout, companies are banning email and after-hours communications. But is the 24-hour workday here to stay?


Read more...

College Conundrum

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.


Read more...

Books Rule

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JON BELL

Powell's stays relevant in the digital age.


Read more...

Startup or Grow Up?

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JON BELL

Startup culture is all the rage. Is there a downside?


Read more...

A Taste of Heaven

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY

Craft beer comes to Mount Angel.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS