A Human Right

A Human Right

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. 

A Rising Tide

A Rising Tide

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.  

Six Days

Six Days

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. 

An Economy Where Everyone Can Prosper

An Economy Where Everyone Can Prosper

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.  

Supporting Les Schwab Workers

Supporting Les Schwab Workers

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. 

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

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.