Moving Forward

Moving Forward

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.

CEOs Pay Themselves What?

CEOs Pay Themselves What?

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.

Val Hoyle Wins!

Val Hoyle Wins!

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.

It's Time to Vote!

It's Time to Vote!

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.

Victory at JetBlue!

Victory at JetBlue!

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. 

50 Years

50 Years

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. 

Transportation Fairness

Transportation Fairness

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. 

What's Your Story?

What's Your Story?

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. 

Victory in West Virginia

Victory in West Virginia

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. 

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.