The City of La Grande has three collective bargaining units:
La Grande Police Association - The La Grande Police Association represents all the non-management members of the La Grande Police Department, including Patrol Officers, Detectives, Code Enforcement Officer, and 911 Dispatchers.
International Association of Fire Fighters Local 924 - The International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) represents all of the emergency responders of the Fire Department, including Fire Fighters, Paramedics, and Captains.
La Grande Employees Association - The La Grande Employees Association is the largest of the three bargaining units and covers all the employees of the City who are not management, temporary employees, or part-time employees working less than half-time. This association includes a broad range of disciplines from entry level clerical and laborer positions up to professional level technicians.