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Member Profile: Marisa Morales

Member Profile: Marisa MoralesHi. My name is Marisa Morales. I am a medical assistant at the Health Department North Portland Clinic. I have been with Multnomah County for 4 years. I enjoy helping others. This is a way for me to enjoy what I am doing while giving back to the community.As a strong union […]

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AFSCME Local 88 Picnic

Our annual Labor Day Picnic is on Monday, September 3rd at Oaks Park, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  This is a fun, family-friendly event and all members are invited to attend (represented employees who are not currently members–Fair Share–can sign a membership card at the event). We are also inviting Temporary and On Call staff as well. Bring your family and […]

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True story: what on-call workers can get in a contract

Did you know that some on-call workers at Multnomah County are already organized in labor unions, and have successfully bargained for pay increases, paid holidays, benefits, and hiring preferences in their contracts?  The union gave us that edge.On-call juvenile custody services specialists in the Department of Community Justice were inspired to organize with AFSCME Local […]

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