This week’s update includes the latest on U.S. Supreme Court cases which could have a huge impact on LGBTQ workers, a call to action to support OSEA members in Tigard-Tualatin schools, a new low for anti-union ‘think tank’ the Freedom Foundation, help bring Major League Baseball to Portland, and a comprehensive summary of our 2019 Convention from the Northwest Labor Press.
This week’s update includes an important notice from UFCW Local 555 to stop boycotting Fred Meyer stores, the latest from the strike at General Motors, a new Oregon AFL-CIO podcast episode and how a new overtime rule is hurting working people’s wallets.
This week’s update features IAFF commemoration of September 11th, the latest from UFCW’s fight for a fair contract and equal pay, and an important event on Friday, September 13th to support nurses in Corvallis.
This week’s update includes our new podcast episode, the latest news in our fight against self-checkout machines at Oregon grocery stores, Labor Day & PERS, and an update about the fight for a new NAFTA that works for all working people.
Despite the success of unions in Oregon, we are living through a period of rising income inequality and declining power for the average person. The economic gains of the last decade have largely benefited the very rich, while the majority of Americans saw modest gains, overshadowed by rising costs.
This week’s update includes the latest from UFCW Local 555’s struggle for a fair contract, Labor Day picnics, our fight for fair pay for women at Fred Meyer, Stagehands at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival need your help, and a rundown of recent big worker wins nationwide.
This week’s update includes the latest from our campaign to Fix the Gap at Fred Meyer, remembering the passing of an AFSCME member in Benton County, take action for a new NAFTA, and an interesting perspective on the labor movement from The New Yorker.
This week’s update includes good news from OHSU, a call to action to support Astoria nurses, the latest on the campaign to fix the gap at Fred Meyer and why America is ready for a labor union comeback.
This week’s update includes information about how to sae union apprenticeship programs, an important update from OHSU workers, and to help fix the gap at Fred Meyer and a quick way to hold Congressman Kurt Schrader accountable for voting against a Federal minimum wage increase.
This week’s update includes the latest from workers at OHSU, our latest podcast episode, why saving union apprenticeship programs is critical, and information about the historic labor agreement reached for a future Portland baseball stadium.
This week’s update includes an inspiring piece by National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, news about the Oregon AFL-CIO’s campaign to reduce self-checkout machines in grocery stores, and more.
This week’s update includes a call to action to protect our freedom to join unions, the latest on our campaign to fix the gap at Fred Meyer, why millennials are embracing unions, and an invitation to learn more about efforts to reform workplace sexual harassment and discrimination laws.
This week’s update includes a new campaign from the Oregon AFL-CIO calling on Fred Meyer to fix the wage gap between women and men, a look at the highs and lows of the 2019 Oregon Legislature, and important information about the 2019 Oregon AFL-CIO LERC Summer School.
This week’s update includes a perspective on the strength of the labor movement one year after Janus V. AFSCME, the National AFL-CIO’s 2019 Paywatch Report, and the Oregon AFL-CIO response to the 2019 minimum wage increase.
This week’s update includes Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain’s response to the Oregon Legislature’s cut to PERS, the importance of Juneteenth, the latest from UFCW Local 555’s fight for pay equity, and the National AFL-CIO’s updates on the fight for fair trade amidst NAFTA renegotiations.
This week we talk about union members fighting back against budget cuts at Oregon’s public universities, a new podcast episode featuring Laborers Local 483, an important workplace protection passed the State Legislature, Pride month information and an important rally at OHSU next week in Portland.
Oregonians are tired of cuts. Workers are working longer hours for less, while bosses and elected officials try to convince the public that the only way our communities can thrive is through cutting services, goods, and well-paying jobs.
This week’s update features voices from two leaders out of the National AFL-CIO: President Trumka, who attended local organizing events and Secretary Treasurer Liz Schuler speaking about Equal Pay Day.
This week’s update includes a recap of our 2019 Labor Lobby Day, the latest article from Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain in the Northwest Labor Press, an insightful new report about Oregon’s union advantage, and a call to action for fair trade.