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SEIU, AFSCME Call for Increased Corporate Transparency

For Immediate Release
November 7, 2017
Contact: Ben Morris, morrisb@seiu503.org

 

SEIU and AFSCME Call for Increased Corporate Tax Transparency in Oregon

Portland, OR – SEIU Local 503 and Oregon AFSCME released a report today calling for increased transparency from




Workers on Janus: A Political Effort to Further Rig the Rules Against Working People

In a rigged economy, workers say the freedom to come together in strong unions is more important than ever

WASHINGTON – The following statement was issued by members and leaders of AFSCME, AFT, NEA, and SEIU – the nation’s four …




In Union We Have Power

Members of SEIU 503 exercise power in numbers to stand up to unfair treatment on the job—whether that takes the form of supervisor mistreatment, discriminatory policies, unsafe working conditions or inadequate resources to provide top-notch services. Solidarity is the strongest




SEIU 503 Members Keep Pushing for Corporate Tax Reform

This week, legislators announced they will drop efforts to reform Oregon’s unfair and inadequate corporate tax structure. It’s a setback for Oregon’s school children, seniors and people with disabilities, whose interests took a backseat to corporate lobbyists aiming to keep




Support Victims of the Portland MAX Attack

Our thoughts are with the families and friends of murder victims Taliesin Namkai-Meche, Ricky John Best, and survivor Micah David-Cole Fletcher, all three of whom intervened when two young women of color were the target of racist harassment. Their murder …




We Win for Oregon

Our fight is Oregon’s fight. When our union members fight for fairness and justice, all working Oregonians benefit. Here’s how:


Preserving health care for the poorest Oregonians – 2017

300,000 people were at risk of being kicked off the Oregon




Broken Promises: Report exposes widespread problems with services to people with developmental disabilities

Poverty wages and 90% turnover for Direct Support Providers put Oregonians with disabilities at risk

Group home workers and people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD) gathered at the Capitol on March 7 to testify about the looming crisis in …




SEIU members among 50 arrested at healthcare action in D.C.

Yesterday, a group of 100 nurses, doctors, healthcare, homecare and child care workers, community activists, veterans, and faith leaders lined the hallways outside the hearing room for Tom Price’s confirmation vote to confront Senator Hatch (UT).

At the event, Nanette …




It’s time to turn the tide.

Today, SEIU members and the A Better Oregon coalition released our recommendations for investing in and improving the lives of Oregon families.

For too long, Oregon families have gone without: Our kids have gone without the resources they need in …




SEIU 503 Members Support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota has a right to protect their culture and safeguard natural resources essential to their community, the SEIU 503, OPEU, Board of Directors said today in a resolution supporting the tribe’s fight against …