The Yamhill County Employee Association (YCEA)/AFSCME Local 1422 is proud to announce that its members have overwhelmingly voted to ratify the agreement reached with the county last week, aft

Five day strike results in 13% wage increases over the life of the contract

Yamhill County workers represented by the Yamhill County Employees Association/AFSCME L

After nearly two years, the members of Oregon AFSCME Local 1246, Stabilization and Crisis Unit (SACU), have finally settled their grievance over unpaid mandatory call-backs - ensuring fair co

Despite the Senate Republican walkout that has spanned the last three weeks, we have made some serious progress on our worker safety agenda this session!

SB 418 will cover all necessary time off for injured workers who need continued care after a workplace injury. This bill is currently awaiting a vote on the House floor today, and is expected to pass! 

May 2023 Revenue Forecast Signals Incredible Opportunity to Make Long-Overdue Investments in State Workforce and Infrastructure

The release of the latest statewide quarterly revenue forecast shows a nearly $2 billion increase in state revenue, creating a golden opportunity for Oregon to make some much-needed investments to keep our state moving forward. 

Thank you to all the delegates, guests and staff that helped make our 2023 Oregon AFSCME Convention so successful. It’s hard to think of anything better than seeing and connecting with the over 100 Oregon AFSCME delegates in-person in Salem from across our State.

OHSU Postdocs Win Union Representation With AFSCME
Postdocs join the over 9,000 Oregon AFSCME represented workers at OHSU

PORTLAND, OR - After a strong majority of the over 240 postdoctoral research staff at Oregon Health and Sciences University submitted union authorization cards, the Oregon Employment Relations Board certified their union with Oregon AFSCME.

Now that the Postdocs have their union, they are looking towards bargaining their first contract.

During last night's City of Warrenton City Commissioners meeting, members of our AFSCME Local 2746-5 packed the room to address the Commission publicly about the struggles that City employees are facing. We conducted a recent union survey that confirmed our members are having a difficult time providing for their families, paying basic medical bills, and are having to take second or third jobs to make ends meet in our community. All employees surveyed indicated they were actively looking for new employment. We believe this is a crisis that the City should act on immediately.