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Virtual Bargaining Summit: December 10, 9 am – 1 pm

Although we just completed bargaining our contract, and our next contract expiration date is in 2025, we are beginning to prepare for the next round of bargaining.  Council 75 is hosting a Virtual Bargaining Summit on December 10, from 9AM – 1PM. This event is open to all of our locals across the State of Oregon and will be packed

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Local 88 Stands with Railway Workers

Congress has passed a law, and President Biden has signed it, which will impose a contract on the railway unions and prohibit them from striking. This would be unacceptable under any circumstances, but it is especially egregious, as we approach the fourth year of a deadly pandemic, that the proposed contract offers these essential workers

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Upcoming Events

  1. No E-Board Meeting This Month

    December 7
  2. No General Membership Meeting This Month

    December 21
  3. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

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

    January 18, 2023 @ 6:00 PM
  5. Local 88 Executive Board Meeting

    February 1, 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


Presents From Partners

UPDATED 12/5/2022: applications are now closed.  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

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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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