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.
This week’s update includes a round up of stories about Women’s History Month, take action to protect DACA and TPS recipients, Workers Memorial Day information, and the latest on the Trump Administration’s attempt to rollback overtime protections.
This week’s update includes an important call to action to pass the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act, the latest on the Oregon Corporate Accountability Act, our latest podcast episode, and how Machinists Union members are fighting back.
This week’s update includes a call to action to save defend Temporary Protected Status, the latest on the Oregon Workplace Protection Act, an upcoming Oregon Women Labor Leaders meeting, and a letter from National AFL-CIO Secretary Liz Shuler about video game developers standing together to fight for their rights.
This week’s update includes the latest from the Oregon Legislature, including the Oregon Workplace Fairness Act and efforts to protect renters from no-cause evictions and rent spikes. We also cover the potential of another government shutdown and a look a Congresswoman Bonamici’s work toward pay equity in Washington DC.
This week’s update includes our latest podcast episode, the Oregon AFL-CIO’s response to the end of the government shutdown, a fundraiser for a union brother in need, and good news for nurses at St. Charles in Bend.
This week’s update includes the latest of the government shutdown, a call to action to support nurses in Central Oregon, and a look at the pro-worker members of Congress starting their first term in Washington DC.
This week’s update includes the latest on the partial shutdown of the federal government, our most recent podcast episode, a call for support for SAG-AFTRA’s Portland Local President Robert Blanche and the arrival of a new union cannabis store in Salem.
This week’s update includes our latest podcast episode, news from union organizing at OHSU, Tesla workers standing together in New York and resources to find union-made gifts for last-minute holiday shoppers.
This week’s update includes the latest on organizing efforts at Amazon fulfillment centers, results from the vote to unionize at a third Burgerville location, the 2018 union-made holiday gifts guide, and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
This week’s update includes a look at the legacy of the merger between the AFL and the CIO in 1955, news from nurses in Central Oregon, voter turnout numbers, and a call for toys for the holiday toy drive.