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Manuel Arellano – President Candidate Introduce yourself and tell us why you are running. My name is Manuel Arellano, I am a Library Lead Steward, formermember of E-Board and the Bargaining Team for the currentContract. In my Department, I am part of at least 10 Committeeswhere I represent the interest of our members, coworkers andLocal

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What We've Been Up To

LCSA Gearing Up for Holidays – Donate Now!

The 2023 event will again be a Holiday Toy Delivery Day. Toys, food, and gifts will be personally delivered to your referred union member’s, apprentice’s, or pre-apprentice’s doorstep on December 16th! Referral Deadline: Friday, Nov 28th or until the event is full. Don’t delay! Who can refer to Presents From Partners? Participants must be referred

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Meet Your Local 88 Candidates!

Presidential Candidates Jackie Tate My name is Jackie Tate and I am running for your union President on the Solidarity ticket. As a Black woman with Mexican, Indigenous and white heritage, I have a commitment to fairness, equity and justice for ALL of our members. In my 28 years at the County and as a

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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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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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