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The affiliated unions of the Oregon AFL-CIO send our condolences to the victims of the tragic violence in Las Vegas, and we stand in solidarity with all impacted by this incident.
Governor Kate Brown announced her campaign for reelection on Monday. Earlier this month, Governor Kate Brown addressed hundreds of union delegates of the Oregon AFL-CIO at the State Federation’s 55th Biennial Convention in Bend where she spoke on issues important to working people in Oregon.
The 55th Biennial Convention of the Oregon AFL-CIO adjourned today in Bend following two days of inspiring speeches and recommitment to the fight for economic and social justice.
The Governor’s dedication to Oregon’s working people and unions earned her boisterous applause from delegates and upon concluding her speech a motion came from the floor calling for the Oregon AFL-CIO’s endorsement for her campaign in 2018.
"The unions of the Oregon AFL-CIO will stand with these brave young workers and will continue to fight for legislation so that the contributions they make are celebrated, rather than assaulted.
“This Labor Day, as we celebrate the contributions of working families, let’s also pledge to do the hard work of transforming our economy so every single American can work for a better life.”
"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."
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in Oregon, the latest on the attack on 350,000 Oregonians healthcare, and the rising income inequality in Oregon and it's connection to Trump's tax cuts.
Labor's response to the tragic violence in Las Vegas, an overview of Janus V. AFSCME, why tax reform efforts could hurt working people, union members help out with recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, and an update on NAFTA renegotiation efforts.
Welders at Precision Castparts vote yes to join together in union, healthcare repeal efforts have been scrapped (for now), Oregon's unions stand behind Governor Kate Brown, and a response from the NFL Players Association on attacks against free speech.
An update on the latest attempts to take away our healthcare, Governor Kate Brown signs Fair Work Week into law, Lane County workers rally for a fair contract, LERC celebrates 40 years, wildfire emergency hardship assistance, and Andy Puzder in Oregon.
A summary of the 55th Oregon AFL-CIO Convention, a call to action about tax reform, stand up and speak out with Lane County employees next week in Eugene, and a new poll about the growing support for unions.
Paul Ryan in Oregon, an update on NAFTA renegotiations, hold the line on workplace protections, and the role of unions and working people in keeping us safe and informed during the eclipse.
The labor movement's response to the domestic terrorism and hatred in Charlottesville, making NAFTA work for working people, an update on white nationalists dumping money into Oregon politics, and how you can help 350,000 Oregonians preserve their healthcare.
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.