Not just endorsements and political involvement, but ratings, follow-up, and holding politicians accountable.
Two bills signed March 24 will extend unemployment benefits to Oregonians still looking for work.
Several bills backed by organized labor are progressing through the legislative process. Others are still at the starting line.
Washington State Labor Council is tracking dozens of bills that could help or harm union members and working people.
Oregon AFL-CIO sponsored a March 7 “Jobs Rally” on the Oregon Capitol steps
Building trades unions are miffed that the Metro Council didn’t appoint Bob Shiprack to a vacant seat in District 6.
A dozen plus Oregon labor leaders attended President Barack Obama’s Feb. 18 “winning the future” speech at Intel Corp. in Hillsboro.
A member of Bakers Union Local 114 is behind a bill in the Oregon Legislature.
Norman Malbin is in-house counsel for the IBEW Local 48.
Duke Shepard has been Oregon AFL-CIO political director since January 2006.
A freshly retired union official seeks to fill an open seat on the Metro Council.