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.
This week's update includes: Oregon's unions respond to the GOP tax plan passing in Congress, President Trump threatens the livelihood of working people by supporting a Supreme Court case, Measure 101 holiday talking points, last minute union-made gift guides for holiday shopping and more!
Your weekly union news is here! Learn more about the Oregon AFL-CIO's involvement in a lawsuit against Les Schwab, OFNHP's organizing victory in Springfield, a solidarity action in Portland for VOA workers on Saturday, take action to save TPS, and a look into the GOP tax plan and the Save Local Business Act.
Help spread the word about stopping the GOP tax plan, join us on Sunday, December 3 for the Measure 101 Kickoff & Canvass in Portland and Eugene, and take a look into the latest attack on immigrants from the Trump administration.
Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain's perspective on making the labor movement safe for all workers, Yes on Measure 101 Kickoff in Portland on 12/3, resources for a union-made Thanksgiving, and information about this year's Presents From Partners Holiday Toy Drive.
A look at some of yesterday's elections around the country, why we need to end tax loopholes for Wall Street billionaires, and an important rally sponosroed by AFGE on Saturady, November 11 in Portland.
Workers at New Seasons are standing together to form a union, it's time to defend healthcare by committing to vote yes on Measure 101, an inspiring update from Iowa, and an important upcoming event in Central Oregon.
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.
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.
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.