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Protecting Oregon’s rural workers

Jun 13, 2017

Oregon’s Legislature just passed a law that will prevent cities and counties from trying to pass anti-union “right-to-work” legislation.

Ballot Measure 97: It’s time

Sep 19, 2016

By Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain Last Friday afternoon my commute to Salem from the Oregon AFL-CIO office in Portland was an hour and forty-five minutes.  In other words, I had 105 minutes to either

All politics is local

Aug 16, 2016

Local action spurring statewide and eventually national change is what the labor movement is all about.

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