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Presents From Partners

A Children’s Holiday Day of Giving Event TOYS! TOYS! TOYS! Unions are coming together to host a festive Day of Giving with TOYS, handmade stockings, a ready-to-heat Spin Catering family meal, parents’ gifts & more! Presents from Partners volunteers will personally deliver your family’s toys and gifts right to your doorstep! This toy delivery event will be on December

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Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Commissioners Meeting: Contract Ratification Vote

    December 1 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  2. No E-Board Meeting This Month

    December 7
  3. No General Membership Meeting This Month

    December 21
  4. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    January 4, 2023 @ 6:00 PM
  5. Local 88 General Membership Meeting

    January 18, 2023 @ 6:00 PM

Member Benefits and Resources


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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Class Action Settlement Update: Checks Mailed after 12/23/2022

Good news: You will be mailed a check for $200 sometime after 12/23/22. Checks will be mailed to your home address and are not subject to payroll taxes. These monies are the result of a class action settlement brought by AFSCME on behalf of union members employed at Multnomah County. Read more details here.

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Next Up: Market Adjustment Bargaining

Now that we have ratified our agreement, it is time for us to switch gears and move to another important segment: Market Adjustment Bargaining, (Local 88 Contract, Article 14, I, C). Typically, these bargaining sessions take place in odd numbered years. However, part of our economic settlement with the County includes the ability to review

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Local 88 Members Vote to Ratify New Contract!

Our new 3-year contract was ratified by our members. This document contains important language improvements and increased compensation. We will fight for and win more benefits for union members beginning in the new year. The county board of commissioners will vote to ratify the contract 12/1/22. Once it is fully ratified, we will move into

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Read the Tentative Agreement (TA) Frequently Asked Questions  Looking for more about the implementation of the $20 minimum wage? Look no further–you found it! Watch the Bargaining Updates page for more information about the Tentative Agreement (TA) and ratification.

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President’s Report October 2022

President’s Report October 2022 – updates here. October Accomplishments Tentative agreement reached on Local 88 and TPI contracts Maya Noble sworn in as Vice President  Rosa Garcia sworn in as Trustee 3 day membership drive – 80+ new members signed up Celebrate Día de los Muertos display – created by Rosa Garcia Local 88 &

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LCSA Gearing Up for Holidays – Donate Now!

Labor’s Community Service Agency (LCSA) supports union families when they need it, now it’s our turn to step up and support them. Donations are urgently needed to help families this holiday season. LCSA assists members struggling with: Providing meals for their families Providing gifts for children in need this Holiday season Providing safety-net resources through

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Rosa Garcia, L88 DEI Manager & Trustee

Meet Local 88’s New DEI Manager and Trustee, Rosa Garcia

Meet Rosa Garcia, DEI Manager and newly elected Trustee for AFSCME Local 88. Watch for Rosa’s introduction to appear in an upcoming edition of Northwest Labor Press. Rosa Garcia, AFSCME Local 88 DEI Manager and Trustee My name is Rosa Garcia and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I was born in Mexico in Portland’s sister city

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