Portland Passes Strong Ban the Box Ordinance Earlier this afternoon, Portland City Council voted overwhelmingly in a 5-0 vote to support the Fair Chance for All Campaign’s efforts to “ban the box”, and ultimately passed a strong ordinance that will ensure workers with past arrest and convictions histories have the opportunity to find work. Expanding on the […]
November 19, 2015 Portland, OR – Advocates, impacted community members, and small business owners testified yesterday at a public hearing held by the Portland City Council in support of a proposal to ‘ban the box’. A statewide ‘ban the box’ law passed in the 2015 Legislature, setting a minimum standard. As the hub of […]
The Spirit of Solidarity As the days draw shorter and the nights grow colder, we know the holidays are getting closer. For too many people this time of year is a struggle to provide food, shelter, and gifts for their families. What is the spirit of solidarity? It’s helping out working people when they hit […]
It’s a day of family, friends and anyone who is special to you. Thanksgiving is the ultimate comfort day and if you’re helping with the meal this year, we’ve got the union-made goods that will comfort you at the checkout, too. Put on a great feast all while supporting good jobs. Whole Turkey Butterball Foster […]
The holidays are a time to help those in need. Here’s how you can help brighten the season for kids in our community:
Moving Forward at Instafab On Oct 28, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Region 19 Office issued a complaint against Instafab Corporation, alleging that the company violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when they illegally fired employees on strike for better working conditions and fair wages, threatened employees for talking to union members, […]
PORTLAND, OR – The details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a sweeping free trade agreement involving 40% of the global economy, has finally been released for public comment today. Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain issued the following statement today regarding the release: “It’s finally clear why the administration has kept TPP negotiations secret for so […]
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From AFL-CIO President Trumka to union members here in Oregon, working people are speaking out about the case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association:
Support local union members this holiday season and buy union-made gifts for family and friends:
Workers like Keith are going through similar circumstances every day, all over our state. #RaiseTheWage
This is a big win.
Hundreds of thousands of Oregonians won't be able to spend this holiday season with their loved ones. SHARE if you think workers should have access to paid time off!