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As the recent extreme heat and last year’s historic wildfires become more rule than exception, workers need more from our state government.
It’s hard to miss the countless news stories claiming that current labor shortages are the result of overly generous unemployment benefits.
Oregon will receive billions in federal dollars. This is an opportunity to invest in the heroic workers who kept our communities functioning.
This year, on April 28, Oregon’s unions will observe Workers Memorial Day amidst a grim backdrop the likes unseen in our lifetime.
Over 2 million women left jobs during this “she-cession,” bringing women’s labor force participation to the lowest level in over 30 years.
We must ensure that the Legislature will do what it takes to prioritize workplace and economic safety and security.
Our democracy suffered a serious attack on January 6. We cannot ignore the lawmakers who encouraged or participated in the insurrection.
IBEW & United Workers credit union was developed by union trades seeking a way to invest union wages in a union-run financial institution.
In the new year, let’s recommit ourselves to the struggle for justice, let’s beat the virus, and let’s rebuild by centering working people.
America’s labor movement is often the last and only line of defense for anyone who works for a living.