Press Releases & Statements
“Oregon’s unions are proud to be a part of the efforts to bring baseball to the Rose City and to be a part of the only unionized sports arena in the state of Oregon. By giving workers the unfettered opportunity for union representation, we are securing a bright economic future for the women and men who will make baseball happen in Portland.”
The Grocery Store Service and Community Protection Act seeks to reduce self-checkout machines in Oregon grocery stores.
“We are proud of the work we did three years ago to raise wages, but the fact remains that Oregon’s economy is leaving too many working people behind while corporate profits soar.”
Oregon’s unions are proud to have been such a critical part of passing this important piece of legislation.
The annual report highlighting worker deaths on the job has been released, and paints a revealing picture about how dangerous work continues to be for so many in our economy
The landmark legislation - SB 726 - aims to protect workers from discrimination and harassment
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 .