Is your contract expiring June 30, 2013? What can you do to help win a strong contract in upcoming negotiations?
If you are willing to do something small, it can become big through your union. After all, that is really what being a union is about - doing together what we cannot accomplish alone.
Watch out for Walmart!
The biggest retailer that eats up our tax dollars, pays poverty wages to their workers, and kills local business and jobs is bringing 17 new stores to the Portland Metro Area. Walmart- coming to your neighborhood soon!
We had a successful bake sale fundraiser on April 17th and raised awareness about the budget cuts our bureaus are facing. We donated the proceeds to Labors’ Community Service Agency, a local charity supported by unions that helps impacted workers.
Update on the Gresham-Barlow teachers' fight:
In the last couple of weeks, the teachers from the Gresham-Barlow School District where facing a tough fight over their working conditions. The teachers were facing cuts to benefits and at the same time increased workloads.