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Bargaining Update – Actualización de Negociación 8/3/2022

English Video Video en español AFSCME Current Wage Proposal Accounts for the inflation (measured by CPI) that occurred between January 2021 and 2022 based on longstanding practice with the County: 7.9% increase across the board (COLA) retro to July 1, 2022 In 2023 and 2024 we proposed that the County provide a COLA based on

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Upcoming Events

  1. Phone Bank for Contract Campaign Actions

    August 9 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  2. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    August 17 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  3. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    September 7 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  4. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    September 21 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  5. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    October 5 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

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Members and their family are eligible to receive a 2 year college degree.
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Get help, learn about training opportunities and benefits. Contact the AFSCME SMART Center.
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What We've Been Up To

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Join the Holiday Party 2022 Planning Team!

Typically the annual holiday party takes the place of our December general membership meeting, which this year falls on December 21st. Last year we held the first online holiday party and thanks to a great planning group, it was a big success. We are seeking volunteers to plan and host the 2022 holiday party. Event Goals

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Communications Survey Results

Thank you everyone for responding to the Local 88 Communication Survey! The goal of the survey was to determine members’ preferences for how they receive information, to assess the language barriers experienced by members, and to start connecting with you on how Local 88 communicates. We received 205 responses and are grateful for your thoughtful input. The

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Bargaining Update 7/28/22

Edit    Our General Unit bargaining team met with the County management team on Thursday, July 28 (July 21 bargaining session had been canceled). While progress was made on certain items including Tentative Agreements on Article 12 Workers Comp, Article 15 Classification and Pay Ranges, Article 16 Pensions, Addendums C & E, we are still

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Next Bargaining Session 7/21: Show Your Green!

Our next bargaining session with Multnomah County is set for 7/21/22. If you are in need of union materials please reach out to your union steward. Here’s what you can do on Thursday to support your bargaining team, show your union solidarity, and let Multnomah County know that you demand a good contract: Download a virtual

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Unity Breaks

Recently we have been visiting work teams and holding unity breaks. Unity breaks are a time for union members to gather and learn how we can work together to win a strong contract. At unity breaks we share union materials such as placards, shirts, and buttons that we encourage you to display as a demonstration

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Survey: Take 5 Minutes to Help Us Improve Communication

We would like to know more about members’ communication needs. Information about our union can come from two sources and this survey is about Local 88 only (and not AFSCME). Joslyn will let members know what actions result from the survey. One of the survey goals is to start a two-way dialog to continue to

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Solidarity at the CCC Rally 6/30

Central City Concern (CCC) employees gathered on June 30th to support a message of solidarity for better, livable wages for all. There were not only union members from CCC, but also Local 88 members from Multnomah County, non-union CCC workers, and members from other unions all showing their support. We made our voices heard loud

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