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Workforce Equity Board Meeting – Join Us!

Please join the Office of Diversity and Equity, Employee Resource Groups, AFSCME Local 88 members and community partners as the Board of Commission re-adopts Multnomah County Workforce Equity Strategic Plan (WESP) at the Board of Commissioners’ weekly meeting this Thursday, January 31, 2019.  Please join us at the board meeting at 9:45 a.m. The implementation plan will advance workforce equity by focusing on Leading With Race, developing and utilizing a Leadership Accountability Model, and […]

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COLA and More…

COLA and More… Our Union has been advocating and fighting for us on several fronts recently.  Our statewide union – AFSCME Council 75 along with other public service workers unions are busy advocating for a fair and just retirement system.  Defending the PERS benefits of our current retirees and future retirees is vital to our […]

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Member Profile: Jillian Johnsen

Member Profile: Jillian Johnsen Hi there, I’m Jillian Johnsen! I’m a relatively new and enthusiastic Union Steward and Volunteer Member Organizer at AFSCME Local 88. I’m also a Housing Case Manager at Transition Projects where I support cisgender and transgender women experiencing homelessness during their search for housing. I’m very proud to work for an […]

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Year End Member Appreciation Event

Local 88 held it’s annual year end member appreciation event on December 19th at the Oaks Park Dance Pavilion. Special guest, Chair Deborah Kafoury, energized the crowd with her commitment to continuing to push equity and inclusion at the county, as well as, eliminating all forms of discrimination. Members and their families enjoyed the night […]

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