Our Union has endorsed some great candidates this election cycle, including two facing competitive races: Susheela Jayapal for Multnomah County Commissioner District 2Jennifer McGuirk for Multnomah County AuditorThey are both pro-AFSCME and support workers, and now is our time to support them by volunteering a little of our time. Here’s how you can help:REACH OUT […]
The 43rd International Convention was held from July 16th- July 20th in Boston Massachusetts at the Boston Convention Center. More than 5,000 delegates, and activists, there were over a 100 from Oregon alone, gathered to deliver a message of strength and solidarity: We will Rise Up even in the face of stern challenges, and we will […]
We're happy to let you know that the ratification process has been completed. On January 30th, union members completed balloting and voted YES on the contract by a margin of 98%. On Thursday, February 15th, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of ratification.
Read the full TAThis agreement was reached after a great deal of work by our bargaining team, delegates, MAT’s, stewards and members. Without all of us coming together to bargain and fight the good fight, this TA would not have been possible. We have made economic progress in this bargain, pursued a fairer and more […]