Category Archives: Local 88

LCSA: Help for Houseless Union Members

Labor’s Community Service Agency, an organization that AFSCME Local 88 partners with and that serves local union members in need.  LCSA has seen an increase in homelessness among union workers in Portland and as a result LCSA has obtained private rooms at a local transitional housing program.  These rooms are free to union members experiencing […]

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Solidarity Shoutout: Participants in the effort to include shelter workers in our union

Since March 2020, Multnomah County has operated a set of social distancing shelters and isolation hotels in order to serve homeless people during the pandemic. These have often been staffed with temporary workers hired as On-Call Staff Assistants. Though on-call employees have been represented by Local 88 since February 2020, the County treated these shelter […]

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