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Lunch & Learn Hosted by the Health Department: New ADA Launch Pad

A new resource is available to help employees understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations process in the Multnomah County Health Department. The ADA Launchpad, available on Commons, provides a transparent, step-by-step overview of the entire process. Employees requesting accommodations and their managers will learn more about their roles and what to expect. Go

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Hillsboro Hops Tickets for 5/27

Come enjoy a fun night of baseball and fireworks with your fellow union members. Our union has 50 tickets for union members and their friends and family to attend the Hillsboro Hops game next Friday, May 27th at 6:35pm. The Hops will be wearing their Soñadores de Hillsboro uniforms and will be celebrating Mother’s Day

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Upcoming Events

  1. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    June 1 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  2. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

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

    July 6 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  4. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    July 20 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  5. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    August 3 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Member Benefits and Resources

AFSCME Free College Degree

For members and their family

Members and their family are eligible to receive a 2 year college degree.
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Member Resource

Get help, learn about training opportunities and benefits. Contact the AFSCME SMART 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

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Bargaining Update 5/12/2022

Our fight for a strong Union contract continues! During our bargaining session on May 5th, we discussed pay practices related to internal equity, vacation accrual, and essential employee status – specifically the County’s desire to expand requirements for employees during long-term natural disaster and community emergency events. Internal Pay Equity: The County looks like they are

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Watch or Listen: May 19th the Multnomah County Commissioners will hear a resolution in support of Universal Healthcare

On Thursday, May 19th, the Multnomah County Commissioners will be hearing a resolution in support of Universal Healthcare. The resolution will be introduced by Sharon Meieran and co sponsored by Susheela Jayapal. Chief of staff for Jayapal, Sarah Ryan called this a “big deal” because typically the commissioners do not consider resolutions. The commissioners are

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Bargaining Update 4/19/2022

Over the past several months, our union has been working hard preparing for bargaining!  Since last September, we have been building our bargaining delegation, our large committee that approved our goals and elected our bargaining team which is the group that meets with the County to negotiate a new union contract.  We have developed these

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DEI Office Hours 5/25: Bargaining Team

Bargaining photo taken prior to COVID-19 pandemic Members from Local 88 bargaining team will be discussing certain articles that the union and county has put on the table that impact members as it relates to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  If you have a question for Local 88 Bargaining team, please submit it HERE  Wednesday, May 25th,

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May Day 2022 Flyer

May Day with Local 88

May Day Sunday, May 112 pm – 2:30 pm@The AFL-CIO Office3645 SE 32nd Ave. Portland, OR RSVP Online Education – Live Music – Food – Ice CreamAFSCME Swag – Face Painting A gathering of AFSCME Local 88 members, family, and friends to celebrate International Worker’s Day with plenty of family-friendly activities, fun, and solidarity. Discuss

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Congrats, pharmacists! Welcome to AFSCME Local 88!

Dear Multnomah County Pharmacists, We are pleased to jointly announce that Multnomah County and AFSCME Local 88 have reached an agreement in which the County has voluntarily recognized AFSCME as the union for employees in the Pharmacist classification.  This comes after a majority of Pharmacists signed cards identifying that they wanted to be part of

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In Solidarity: Upcoming Events

Starbucks Workers Solidarity Caravan and Sip-in Saturday, April 16 2-4 pm Gather at the Westmoreland store (7001 SE Milwaukie) for a rally and sip-in. Car caravan with signs, honking, streamers and balloons to the store at 2800 SE Powell and rally/sip-in again at 525 NE Grand. These three Starbucks stores come up for union election

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