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"The true values of our country, values like equality and solidarity, are what have always overcome the most abominable prejudices."
“Uber’s meddling in the Oregon legislature’s transportation funding process is a thinly-veiled attempt to buy off our state in exchange for less regulation. It is an open door for Uber to earn massive profits at the expense of working people."
Community members attended town hall meetings hosted by Representative Greg Walden this week. The town hall meetings scheduled by Rep. Walden follow a wave of accountability actions from constituents, who are critical of the lack of open meetings with constituents by Rep. Walden
Statements by Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain and National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch and changes to the Senate rules.
"The President’s budget includes cuts to programs which provide support to low-income working families, programs which protect working people on the job, and our country’s public schools. This budget could be a disaster for working people across the country, and should be rejected by Congress."
Take action to protect overtime pay for millions of working people, an update from Nissan campaign in Mississippi, Labor Day picnics, and a list of union-made back to school supplies.
Workers at Nissan in Mississippi vote this week in a historic union organizing campaign, join AFSCME for a spaghetti dinner to benefit a member in need, an organizing win at Facebook, and a look ahead at the battles surrounding healthcare.
A response from Pride At Work and the Union Veterans Council on President Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the military, nurses call for transparency from Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, a national healthcare update and looking back at the 2017 Legislative Session.
Trump-style healthcare attacks come to Oregon, an angering story about a worker at an iconic Portland restaurant, upcoming events, and an update from the National Labor Relations Board.
An important article from AFSCME President Lee Saunders about how unions stand for freedom, information about the July 1 minimum wage increase, registration deadline for LERC/AFL-CIO Summer School, and a look into the attacks on the Davis-Bacon Act.
The Oregon AFL-CIO's response to Uber's latest meddling in our legislature, an online action for stable homes, the importance of Medicaid, and union Ironworker Randy Bryce's campaign to take Paul Ryan's job.
Oregon AFL-CIO President Chamberlain's latest article in the Northwest Labor Press, a take action to stop secret healthcare negotiations in the US Senate, upcoming events, union made gifts for Father's Day and more.
Oregon's House passes the Rural Worker Protection Act, march with union members in the Portland Pride Parade on June 18, an update on the dangerous IP22, and a call to action to make sure trade policy works for all of us.