For Your Information...August 23, 2019

In the attachments;

Around the State from the Oregon Employment Department

Tentative Agenda for the NOLC Executive Board meeting

Tentative Agenda for the NOLC Delegates meeting

This year's Labor Day Picnic promises to be another great event spread the word and come on down. Speakers include (in no particular order); Attorney General Rosenblum, Treasurer Read, Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle and many others.

 From the AFL-CIO

 It’s Time to Pay Women More: Fixing the Gap at Fred Meyer

And please take a moment to sign our petition and to email Fred Meyer management!

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Courtesy of the Northwest Labor Press

Nine Oregon public employees filed a lawsuit in the State Supreme court this month challenging the constitutionality of a bill passed by the Legislature that slashes public retirement benefits.
https://nwlaborpress.org/2019/08/public-employees-file-lawsuit-to-protect-pers-retirement-benefits/

An interesting article from Pamplin Media

State Senator Mark Hass has confirmed he will not run for re-election, but is considering a run for Secretary of State instead, according to Pamplin Media. It also reports Washington County Commissioner Dick Schouten is looking to run for Hass' Senate seat. To read more, click here

August 19, 2019 • labor history

In Solidarity,

  • Bob Tackett
  • Executive Secretary Treasurer
  • NW Oregon Labor Council, AFL-CIO
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  • Portland, OR 97216
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