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2023 Election Information

Learn about the AFSCME 2023 Election Process   AFSCME Local 88 will be accepting nominations at our 9/20/23 General Membership Meeting to fill the following elected positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Executive Board members and 1 trustee position  The term for most of these positions is two years and ends in November 2025; the

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Thank you 2023 Oregon AFL-CIO Delegates

Thanks to the over 900 Local 88 members who voted for delegates to represent our union at the 2023 Oregon AFL-CIO Convention * September 21-23 in Bend, Oregon!  We have 9 delegate spots based on our membership as of May 2023. This gives us 3013 votes! The 2023 Oregon AFL-CIO Convention is shaping up to

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Upcoming Events

  1. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    October 4 @ 6:00 PM
  2. Meet Your Union – New Employee Orientation

    October 12 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  3. Meet Your Union – New Employee Orientation

    October 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  4. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    October 18 @ 6:00 PM
  5. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    November 1 @ 6:00 PM

Member Benefits and Resources

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What We've Been Up To

AFSCME Local 88-6 (JCSS) Reaches a Tentative Agreement!

AFSCME Local 88-6 (JCSS) Reaches a Tentative Agreement! AFSCME Local 88-6 (Multnomah County Juvenile Custody Support Specialists) reaches a tentative agreement on their contract! This Tentative Agreement is subject to ratification by the membership – Our Union Bargaining recommends a “YES” Vote for the TA. The Ratification Election will be conducted electronically through election buddy

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Register now for the Oregon AFSCME Political Action Conference

After 4 years in virtual spaces with you all, Oregon AFSCME is delighted to announce that the upcoming Oregon AFSCME Political Action Conference will be taking place this fall in Redmond, Oregon. Sign up now for an event that will empower you to make an impact in your locals, communities, and statewide through political action!

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Informational Pickets August 10th – Support Local 88 Dentists!

Join us in supporting AFSCME Local 88 Dentists who are in the midst of negotiating a new union contract. Dentists will be conducting informational picketing on: Thursday, August 10th from 1 to 2pm at the following clinics: Mid-County Clinic: 12710 SE Division St., Portland Southeast Clinic: 3653 SE 34th Ave., Portland The County is demanding

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Paid Leave Oregon benefits start September 3, 2023

Paid Leave Oregon makes sure you can take paid time off to care for yourself or loved ones during life’s important moments. Find out more about the program, what it means for you and your family, and what you can do to get ready.  Paid Leave Oregon Resources for Multnomah County Employees On YouTube Presentation

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Your union needs your leadership!

AFSCME Local 88 will be accepting nominations at our September 20, 2023, General Membership Meeting to fill the following vacant Local 88 Officer, E-Board and 1 trustee positions. The term for these positions ends in November 2025.   Our union needs your ideas, talents and yes time to help lead the work of our union to

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Mourning another loss: Support for Jeanie Diaz’s family

Hello, this is a fundraiser to support Jeanie Diaz’s family while they grieve her sudden loss from their lives. She was a loving mother to two beautiful girls, ages 5 and 8, and a wonderful, caring wife of 9 years. A devoted Youth Librarian in the Multnomah County Library system for over 7 years, she

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