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Oregon AFSCME Behavioral Health and Supportive Housing Worker Settle Strong Contracts With Central City Concern and Transition Projects

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former Oregon AFSCME President Gary Gillespie who died of health complications on August 27th.  Gary was a devoted brother, uncle, workers' rights advocate, board member, music lover, Cincinnati fan, community activist and friend to many!  He will be missed!

Oregon AFSCME Local 328 Settles Historic Contract With OHSU

Contract Includes Massive Investments in Workers

Oregon AFSCME Local 328 and OHSU have settled a historic contract after more than seven months of bargaining and 93% of voting members authorizing a strike.

Highlights of the contract include:

October 11, 2022

Oregon AFSCME Local 88 Files Unfair Labor Practice and Elections Complaint Against Multnomah County Commission Chair Candidate Sharon Meieran
Commissioner Betrayed Her Oath of Office In Threatening Retaliation Over Not Receiving Endorsement

When Oregon AFSCME Local 88 members, employed by Multnomah County, interviewed the candidates for Multnomah County Commission Chair, they did so with an eye toward what is best for their fellow members.

Good news for federal student loan borrowers: This month, the Biden administration again extended the pause on student debt repayment — this time through Aug. 31. That means, instead of federal student loan payments resuming after May 1, borrowers have four more months of reprieve with payments set to start Sept. 1. And the new extension includes a “fresh start” program, which erases the default and delinquency status on late payments for millions of borrowers.