Update: HCAO Blues Festival Tickets for Local 88 members – 4/22

By President / On / In Local 88


Update: We now have 5 members who have contacted us regarding the tickets for the Blues Fest… Thank you so much for all the strong interest!

Local 88 has purchased 5 tickets for the 6th Annual HCAO Blues Festival fundraiser.  Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Please fill out the application here, and we’ll be in touch!

This year the Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, April 22, at the Eagles Lodge, 7611 N. Exeter Ave (at Lombard) in Portland. It is a benefit for Health Care for All-Oregon (HCAO), again featuring the Norman Sylvester Band with Shoehorn and many special guests, including LaRhonda Steele. Other star performers include:
*Obo Addy Legacy Project “Okropong”
*Mary Flower *Tevis Hodge Jr. *Mic Crenshaw *Shoehorn
*Stangetones and Volcano Vixens *Bloco Alegria *Steve Cheseborough
*Lloyd “Have Mercy” Jones *Tony Ozier “Doo Doo Funk”
*Mad as Hell Doctors, Nurses and Interns!
With celebrity MCs Paul Knauls, Renee Mitchell and Ken Boddie ; there will be a Silent Auction, Dinners for purchase, two bars, and a Community Village of Information tables.

Portland Troublemakers School, Saturday April 8

By President / On / In Local 88

Local 88 has budgeted for 10 members to attend this year’s Portland Troublemakers School.  Attendees will be reimbursed on a first come, first served basis. Portland Troublemakers School, Saturday April 8, UA 290 Training Center 20210 SW Teton Ave.  Tualatin, OR 9am-4pm. 

Click here to apply for Local 88 reimbursement: Local 88 Portland Troublemakers School Application

Sign up directly with Labor Notes for the Troublemakers School, or for questions, contact Johanna (email labornotespdx@gmail.com, phone 971-998-7340).


Bargaining Survey

By admin / On / In Bargain, Local 88

As we prepare to bargain a new contract,  your input is very important to our union and to this process. This is the first  survey you will be asked to complete but as bargaining progresses we may have more specific questions.  Please watch for additional surveys and continue your valued participation.

Please note that you must be a member to participate in this survey.

If you want to become a member, please complete the membership card.

Survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/88bargaining

Movie Night!

By admin / On / In Local 88

Council 75 is hosting their Monthly Movie Night Feb 22!

Join us for a showing of Matewan:  A 1987 dramatization of the Battle of Matewan,  a coal miners’ strike in 1920 in Matewan, West Virginia.

All AFSCME members and their families are welcome.

Light snacks and pop-corn will be provided.

When: February 22, 2017 starting at 6:30pm

Where: Oregon AFSCME Union Hall at 6025 E. Burnside St. (located at 60th and Burnside. Parking available on street and in parking lot).

How to get there by bus: Tri-met bus line #20 and #71 drop you off across from the union hall.

How to get there by max: NE 60th Station via Blue, Red, or Green line is 3 blocks from the union hall.

See you there!

2/15/2017 General Membership Draft Agenda and Materials

By admin / On / In Local 88

Final versions will be distributed at the meeting.

Draft Agenda: GM2017.02.15A
November General Membership Minutes: GM2016.11.16M (1)
December Executive Board Minutes: EB2016.12.07M (1)
December President’s Report: EB2016.12.07PresidentsReport (1)
January Executive Board Minutes: EB2017.01.04M (1)
January General Membership Minutes: GM2017.01.18M
February Executive Board Minutes: EB2017.02.01M
February President’s Report: EB2017.02.01PresidentsReport