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Local 189 Endorses Candidates For School Board

Julie Esparza Brown for Portland Public Schools, Zone 1

Paul Anthony for Portland Public Schools, Zone 2

Bobbie Regan for Portland Public Schools, Zone 3

Mike Rosen for Portland Public Schools, Zone 7

Stephen Beaudoin for Multnomah Education Service Disctrict Director, Position 6

Siobhan Burke for Multnomah Education Service Disctrict Director, Position 7

Housing bureau bargaining update

City Bargaining Tactics: After the Union and Employer spend some time making various proposals and counter proposals, engage in discussions and have a thorough understanding of the pros and cons of proposal, a strategy to move toward a final agreement is the “packaging” of proposals. That is, putting certain proposals together in order to achieve […]

Right to work

Right to work for less

8 of the 10 states with the Highest Poverty Rates are “Right to Work” states. Over one quarter of the jobs in these states are in traditionally low wage occupations compared with 18% in states where these laws are not in place.