SEIU Local 503

Thousands at Capitol rally for a ‘Better Way’

State workers call for more efficient government, fewer managers, and more taxes on the wealthy.

Labor scrambles to find ways to lessen state budget cuts

Oregonians would rather see some taxes increased than watch wholesale cuts to education, public safety and social services. But Republicans are calling for further tax cuts.

US Bank gets use of state funds, but nicks unemployed with fees

US Bancorp has a contract with Oregon to make unemployment and child support available through ATMs.

Single mom, former waitress to lead SEIU Local 503

Fourteen years ago, Heather Conroy was waiting tables in Northwest Portland. On Nov. 12, she’ll take the reins of Oregon’s second-largest union. Conroy won election in a three-way race, and will succeed Leslie Frane as executive director of 45,000-member SEIU Local 503.

SEIU locals back Collymore for county position

Services Employees International Union Locals 49 and 503 have endorsed Karol Collymore for Multnomah County commissioner.