Press Releases & Statements
Legislators must stand with Oregon’s workers and oppose HB 3023
The Oregon AFL-CIO extends our sincere condolences to Mr. Richardson’s family and those who are close to him during this difficult time.
“The protections called for in this legislation are commonsense solutions to the institutional problems faced by workers who are victims of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.”
Statement from Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain on President Donald Trump’s announcement regarding the government shutdown .
“Oregon’s unions won't allow any politician or judge to dictate our reality. All those who disregard the principles of justice and fairness can expect to hear from us on Election Day.”
“The activism and hard work displayed in Missouri prove that when we stand together and take action, anything is possible.”
On July 1, 270,000 working Oregonians earning minimum wage will receive a raise. The Oregon AFL-CIO, the statewide federation of unions, applauds this increase and remains committed to ensuring all workers have a pathway to prosperity.
“Oregon union members remain dedicated to sticking together, uniting more working people in unions and working with our state’s political leaders to create more good, union jobs.”
“President Trump’s executive action today addressing his own abusive policy of separating families at the border doesn’t end this humanitarian crisis.”
“We are proud to see Val Hoyle - a lifelong advocate for working people who comes from a union family and shares our values -win the race for Oregon’s Labor Commissioner. She is the leader we need at the Bureau of Labor and Industries to protect workers’ rights, expand registered apprenticeships, and fight harassment and discrimination in the workplace.”