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Last week, following numerous reported cases of illegal interference by City of Portland managers in an attempt to disrupt these employees' legally protected right to vote to strike, over 86%

Oregon AFSCME Local 3669 member Marissa Franklin finished her Associate’s Degree in Business Management earlier this year—for free.

Today, Oregon AFSCME Executive Director Stacy Chamberlain testified on behalf of Oregon’s 2,104 family- and home-based child care providers, and Oregon AFSCME 33,000 represented Oregon workers in the House Interim Committee on Early Childhood. 

“I’m here to speak on behalf of the child care providers we’ve lost through the unprecedented toll of the pandemic and the thousands who struggle to remain open. 

Reprinted from Kezi 9 News

https://www.kezi.com/content/news/Eugene-workers-union-hosts-Bargaining-...

The contract bargaining began in March and stalled in September. The process will now go to a third-party mediator to facilitate the discussions.

October 25, 2021
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Multnomah County Commission Passes Behavioral Health Labor Harmony Policy
Behavioral Health Professionals To Gain Concrete Protections

In 2017, Oregon AFSCME Council 75 released the United We Heal report, highlighting specific issues facing the behavioral health workforce and the clients they serve every day.

In order to celebrate and honor the lives of Oregon AFSCME members who have passed away, please use this form to submit the names of Oregon AFSCME members who have passed away.

Our members are part of our union family and we know their loss has ripple effects that sometimes are not seen but are always felt. Member names will be included in board moments of silence and at our biennial convention.

Our nation’s behavioral and mental health workers have helped families and communities deal with every imaginable crisis, including the opioid crisis, gun violence, homelessness and the coronavirus pandemic. But for far too long, their work has not been fully appreciated.

A Tentative Agreement has been reached! Please note, this table only reflects major points of proposals. Not every aspect of every proposal is reflected on the site below, but it will be updated: https://www.oregonafscme.org/2021-central-table-bargaining-issues