Press Releases & Statements
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 .
“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.