Sounding the Alarm

Sounding the Alarm

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.

The Right to Organize

The Right to Organize

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.

Fix the Gap

Fix the Gap

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.

Not Amused

Not Amused

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.

Tired of Cuts

Tired of Cuts

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.