This week’s update includes the latest news on Oregon’s ballot measures, contract ratification at Volunteers of America - Oregon, an important look into a rule change at the Department of Labor, ethical summer essentials to beat the heat, and upcoming events.
This week’s update includes a perspective on the American labor movement following last week’s Janus decision, important information about the minimum wage increase on July 1, a new Oregon AFL-CIO podcast episode, and an important rally in Portland on July 11.
This week’s update includes information about the inhumane “zero tolerance” immigration policy from President Trump, victory at Volunteers of America, a thank you to Senators Wyden and Merkley, and important events related to corporate transparency and accountability.
This week’s update includes great news from Volunteers of America, upcoming events, an article from Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain about the future of our movement, a take action item from Transportation Fairness Ashland and a new report about wage theft.
This week’s update includes an exciting update from Transportation Fairness Portland, the latest from the struggle at Volunteers of America - Oregon, and an article about how the Harley-Davidson move shows the total failure of President Trump’s lopsided tax cuts.
This week’s update includes the latest podcast episode from the Oregon AFL-CIO, the annual Executive Paywatch report from the National AFL-CIO, how you can help make Oregon a better place for everyone in light of the anniversary of the tragic violence on a Portland MAX train last year, and a call-to-action to support catering workers at United Airlines.
This week’s update includes a recap of yesterday’s election results, an update on the fight for a fair contract at Volunteers of America Oregon, good news from Precision Castparts, and a new website from the National AFL-CIO with information about the freedom of working people to stand together in union.
This week’s update includes important information about the upcoming election on May 15, a call-to-action to support workers at the Volunteers of America, an event to learn about AFGE’s work to save the VA from privatization, a roundup of Asian Pacific American labor leaders as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, union-made gifts for Mother’s Day, and a reminder to help Stamp Out Hunger on May 12.
This week's update includes the organizing victory at JetBlue, information about registering to vote in the May Primary Election, a look into how taxes can be used to help working people, Workers' Memorial Day information, and an important rally on April 30 in Portland.
This week's update includes the latest from the movement to regulate companies like Uber and Lyft at the local level, 11 things you should know about Equal Pay Day and a recap of the picket to support nurses at Providence in Medford.
This week's update includes an in-depth article about the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, an update about nurses' picketing next week in Medford, multiple ways to take action to help working people, and a new website from the Oregon AFL-CIO to warn voters about the alarming legislative record of gubernatorial candidate and State Representative Knute Buehler.
This week's update includes the latest on our efforts to give Uber and Lyft drivers a voice, an article from AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler for Women's History Month, an event to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, and a take action to oppose the Trump Administration's proposed rule to legalize wage theft.
This week's update includes a video about the union difference, good news from Pennsylvania, an action to hold Burgerville accountable, reactions to the power of women in the West Virginia strike, ratification at Portland State University, and an action to stand up against hate in Oregon.
This week's update includes some amazing news from the West Virginia teachers' strike, why Women's History Month is importnat to the struggle for workers' rights, take action to protect working people with DACA and TPS, and a look back at the 2018 Oregon Legislature.
This week's update includes the Oregon AFL-CIO's response to Janus V. AFSCME, a look into the historical and economic context of the latest assault on working people, why we organize, and a note about the deadline for filing to run for office in Oregon.
This week's update includes a look into the difference strong unions make for all working people, the lessons learned from the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike, and the latest on NAFTA renegotiations.
This week's update includes an exciting update from the Oregon State Legislature which could establish healthcare as a human right for all Oregonians, the latest on State Senator Kruse's resignation, the Oregon AFL-CIO response to President Trump's infrastructure plan, and two take action items.
This week's update include the Oregon AFL-CIO's response to Governor Kate Brown's State of the State Address, a roundup of influential leaders and their stories for Black History Month, a new video showing that Oregon's struggle against racism is not over, and a chance to grade Betsy DeVos' performance as Secretary of Education.
This week's update includes the Oregon AFL-CIO's response to our victory in the January Special Election, a look into why Oregon's union movement is growing, LERC's Black History Month events, and a petition to make NAFTA renegotiations focus on working people instead of corporations.
This week's update includes a call to action to help pass Measure 101, a look behind recent job growth numbers and the danger of misclassifying workers, the importance of passing a clean DREAM Act and saving TPS, and a look back at the shared pathway of labor and civil rights.
This week's update includes the latest on helping get out the vote for Measure 101, an announcement about the Oregon Labor Candidate School's upcoming classes, a look at an important voting rights case in the Supreme Court, and save the date for the Oregon Women Labor Leaders gathering in February.
This week's update includes a roundup of minimum wage and paid family medical leaves which began across the country on January 1, a look into the Time's Up initiative, an important update about Measure 101, details about a new union-represented catering company in Portland, and an update on the efforts by LA Times staff to stand together in union.