The Service Employees International Union has reached a tentative contract agreement with the State of Oregon.
The largest state employee union says the agreement was reached early Thursday morning. It averts a potential strike that could have happened as soon as Monday.
The two-year contract still must be approved by rank-and-file union members.
SEIU says the contract would not include unpaid days off and would restore wage increases tied to experience.
Department of Administrative Services spokesman Matt Shelby confirmed a deal was reached but said details weren't immediately available.