Category Archives: Local 88

Member Profile: Jason Blanchard

Member Profile: Jason Blanchard Instability.  Lost wages. Uncertainty about economic future.  This is how one of our union members described the environment of working in a non-union shop prior to Multnomah County. Read more about his story. I have worked in non-union workplaces before.  It often felt like there was an ax hovering over my […]

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Red Book Distribution

The new red book (union contract) has been printed and we are beginning distribution!  We appreciate your patience while the formatting and printing process was completed.  This contract includes a number of important victories including: Higher across the board (COLA increases than in years past including a 3.6% increase this last July 1st Two saved […]

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Member Profile: Marisa Morales

Member Profile: Marisa MoralesHi. My name is Marisa Morales. I am a medical assistant at the Health Department North Portland Clinic. I have been with Multnomah County for 4 years. I enjoy helping others. This is a way for me to enjoy what I am doing while giving back to the community.As a strong union […]

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AFSCME Local 88 Picnic

Our annual Labor Day Picnic is on Monday, September 3rd at Oaks Park, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This is a fun, family-friendly event and all members are invited to attend (represented employees who are not currently members–Fair Share–can sign a membership card at the event). We are also inviting Temporary and On Call staff as well. Bring your family and […]

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