Non-Profit


Who we are…
As non-profit groups represented by SEIU, we are the employees of Northwest Regional Education Laboratory, Comprehensive Options for Drug Abuse (CODA), Alvord Taylor Independent Living Services, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), The Child Center, Cascade AIDS Project, Parry Center for Children, Oregon Supported Living Program (OSLP), and Rosemont Treatment Center and School.


OSLP contract settled

SEIU members at Oregon Supported Living Program unit recently settled a strong two-year agreement, with potential for more improvements next year. Congratulations to the OSLP bargaining team: Shaun Notdurft, Danyel Johnson, Bruce Nealley, and Denise Garrett. Agreement highlights: Hourly wage …

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Support Bethesda Lutheran workers’ fight for quality services

Sign the pledge in support of Bethesda Lutheran workers Direct Support Providers (DSP’s) at Bethesda Lutheran Community Services are the front line of care and support for people with developmental disabilities in group homes. We help them get up in …

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Our chance for a say in the state budget

Over the last two months, hundreds of SEIU Local 503 members have traveled to Salem to tell legislators to protect services, find ways to save money, and ensure that big corporations and banks pay their fair share. You now have …

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Over 2,000 workers picket for a better path forward

This week, hundreds of SEIU 503 members from across Oregon took to the picket line to demand a change to the way Oregon does business. Once again essential services for all Oregonians are on the chopping block as legislators attempt …

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Fair budget now – Contact your Legislators today!

Oregon’s chief budget writers have gone way too far in balancing the budget on the backs of seniors, public workers and those we serve. This is a first draft budget, with revisions to come in the months ahead. There is …

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‘In It Together’: Members strategize at Eugene bargaining conference

About 400 members of SEIU Local 503 met in Eugene on Sunday, Jan. 27, to strategize around contract bargaining this year. After a welcome from President Rob Sisk, members heard from Executive Director Heather Conroy on “Our Strategy to Win” and …

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Governor tells CAPE, Board: He wants some taxes up, retiree PERS COLAs down

On December 2, Governor John Kitzhaber unveiled a proposal to raise taxes by $170M to help pay for vital services our members provide, and for schools. His proposal would hit wealthiest Oregonians the hardest by reducing by 5% the itemized …

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Marion County contract
fight heats up

In a surprising and extremely disappointing move, the Marion County Board of Commissioners voted to cancel the county employees’ contract, with no further attempt being made to meet with their workers. These workers deserve better and informational picketing continued Monday evening.

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Members at CODA seek fair contract

About 75 workers at CODA (a Portland-based addictions and mental health treatment center) who are seeking a fair contract from their employer have been joined in their fight by colleagues from other locals of SEIU 503. Groups set up informational …

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Cascade AIDS Project workers win new contract

The 34 SEIU 503 members at Portland’s Cascade AIDS Project recently won a new contract after several long and tough bargaining sessions. Members unanimously ratified the new contract on Monday, June 25.

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