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There are many benefits to union membership. A lot of people are surprised to learn that union membership isn't automatic. Sign a membership card to join now.

Need Assistance? Contact a Steward

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.

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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Upcoming Events

  1. **NEW DATE** Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    June 26 @ 6:15 PM
  2. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

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

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

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

    August 21 @ 6:15 PM

Member Benefits and Resources

Member Services Center

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

Members are eligible
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What We've Been Up To

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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Local 88 Election Committee Kudos

We want to extend a huge Thank You! to the Local 88 Election Committee for all of their hard work during the last election. Committee members spent countless hours preparing and running the election as well as going through a protest process during our most recent election. These volunteers worked to understand the complexity of

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Local 88 Steward Training April 26th & 27th

Whether you have been a steward for many years, or new to the position, this 2-day training is for you! This training will walk new stewards (and those that need a refresher) through their critical skills, concepts and scenarios to become an effective steward. As new union activists, you will become familiar with your contract,

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ADA Pilot Training for Stewards: April 16th, 2 pm – 4 pm

We’re looking to expand our engagement and support for members with disabilities. Many members with disabilities request reasonable accommodations through their employer, which is a multi-stepped process that can be frustrating, confusing, and uncertain. Requests for accommodation can take months and often union members ask for support from stewards. We are working to increase steward

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UPDATE: Nominations and Election

Nominations were accepted at the February 21, 2024, General Membership meeting. There were no contested positions. That means that the election process will not be activated. All nominees who were present and accepted their nominations won by acclamation. They were sworn in during the meeting.  Thank you to our Elections Committee and to those who

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