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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 …




What Will The AHCA Cost Oregon?

When U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressman Greg Walden, passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), they voted to gut Medicaid and rip healthcare from 23 million Americans, while the rich and powerful get a massive tax break.

Oregonians …




A Broken System: There is No Simple Solution to Address Concerns at Child Welfare

By Rhonda Morgan, Statewide President DHS/OHA

OREGON—The recent coming forward of a resigning Child Welfare supervisor has once again highlighted the need for drastic reform of our child welfare system. It wasn’t investigative journalism or hearsay. The criticism this …




What 101 means for SEIU and what’s on-deck for the 2018 legislative session

This week Oregon voters gave a resounding YES to Measure 101. The 1 million Oregonians – including 400,000 kids – who get healthcare through Medicaid can rest easy knowing they’re safe, and the state budget was spared yet another crisis.




Fighting for a brighter future in the 2016 legislative session

 

Today, the Oregon Legislature convened its 2016 short session. Over the next 34 days, our state will tackle many important topics, including the urgent need to raise Oregon’s minimum wage, increase access to affordable housing, and curb the widespread