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88 For All: December 2018, Issue #8

The on-call & temp campaign thus far, and the coming year If you began reading this newsletter recently, you may be wondering how the on-call and temporary workers campaign got to where we are today.  Here’s a little history to catch you up: In the spring of 2017 dozens of on-call, temporary, full-time and part-time […]

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Annual Holiday Party

On behalf of Local 88 Executive Board, we would like to wish you all a joyous holiday season.    On December 19th, 2018, Local 88 will be having it’s annual holiday party and member appreciation event from 6:00pm- 8:30pm at the Oaks Park Dance Pavilion located at, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, OR 97202.   Please come […]

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Member Profile: Jason Blanchard

Member Profile: Jason Blanchard Instability.  Lost wages. Uncertainty about economic future.  This is how one of our union members described the environment of working in a non-union shop prior to Multnomah County. Read more about his story. I have worked in non-union workplaces before.  It often felt like there was an ax hovering over my […]

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Red Book Distribution

The new red book (union contract) has been printed and we are beginning distribution!  We appreciate your patience while the formatting and printing process was completed.  This contract includes a number of important victories including: Higher across the board (COLA increases than in years past including a 3.6% increase this last July 1st Two saved […]

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