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Stewards are available to help with workplace issues, contract violations, or assist if you're facing discipline. Contact a steward in your department for help.

Union Makes Us Stronger Summer Solidarity Jazz Ensemble event July 11th–request tickets

Portland Jazz Composers’ Ensemble & Portland Jobs with Justice Presents Union Makes Us Strong Portland Jobs with Justice’s annual summer solidarity event, featuring new jazz compositions celebrating today’s labor struggles performed by Portland Jazz Composers’ Ensemble. There will be raffle prizes, a dinner buffet, a cash bar, and a featured jazz performance! All proceeds support

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Upcoming Events

  1. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    July 17 @ 6:15 PM
  2. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    August 7 @ 6:15 PM
  3. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    August 21 @ 6:15 PM
  4. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    September 4 @ 6:15 PM
  5. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    September 18 @ 6:15 PM

Member Benefits and Resources

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Member Resource

Get help, learn about training opportunities and benefits. Contact the Member Services Center.
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The AFSCME Advantage

Discounts and benefits for Union members!

Auto & home insurance, car loans, credit cards, lawyer assistance, and much more!
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AT&T Savings

Get 15% Off Your Bill

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What We've Been Up To

Happy Pride Month!

Happy Pride month! The Pride Festival in downtown Portland will be Saturday, July 20th, and Sunday, July 21st. Are you interested in staffing the Oregon Labor booth at Pride or marching in the Parade on Sunday? Sign up here for Labor Pride booth and join the parade. If you would like a free AFSCME Pride t-shirt,

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Join the Events Committee!

Are you a great party planner?  Do you love a good event? Do you have great ideas about food and catering? Do you love fun activities? Do you like to get together with friends and have a great time?  If you said yes to any of these, we would love for you to join the

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Secrets of a Successful Organizer – How to Organize At Work and Win!

Sundays, June 23, July 7, July 14, 6-8pm Portland Association of Teachers, 345 NE 8th Ave (basement) RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/secrets-of-a-successful-organizer-2024/ June 23 – Beating Apathy Are you beating your head against the wall trying to get other workers involved? This workshop is for you. Hear success stories from those who’ve turned their workplaces around and turned apathy

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LERC Summer School 2024: July 19-21

LERC Summer School 2024 At the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon July 19-21, 2024 Get ready for LERC Summer School, sponsored by the AFL-CIO and the Labor Education and Research Center! Whether you are a new member or experienced leader, Summer School has something for you. Join us for a weekend of education, discussion

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Get Comfy and Join Us On the Phones!

A messsage from Oregon AFSCME: We know that our contracts, budgets, safety, and rights as workers depend heavily on the individuals elected to represent us in local and state offices. With the May Primary Election just weeks away, we have the opportunity to elect people who will listen to and advocate for the needs of workers

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Two Training Opportunities June 5th: Beyond Bias 9am & EEOC 1pm

In Partnership with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Seattle Regional Office, Oregon AFSCME Council 75 is now offering EEOC Training! Where 525 N Oregon St, Room 520 Portland, OR 97232 Point of contact Valyria Lewis, Labor Educator vlewis@oregonafscme.org Beyond Bias June 5, 20249:00 am – 11:00 am Participants will be trained and equipped with strategies and resources

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Oregon AFL-CIO’s 2024 Oregon Labor Organizing Summit: May 30th

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn, strategize, and build solidarity with unionists from throughout Oregon and across the country. Attend workshops on a wide range of topics related to organizing, learn best practices and strategies from organizers and workers, and be a part of Oregon AFL-CIO’s mission to grow union membership rapidly in Oregon. 

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