Good morning Local 2975. Over the past week we have been in regular contact with management in an effort to safeguard your health and financial security. To date the city has taken some actions toward that end. This includes expanded sick leave donations, work from home/telecommuting options, shift modification and closure to the public. However … Continue reading COVID-19 Coronavirus Update
"No one likes to be pushed around, but people often put up with it for too long. So, I get them to see their resentment, first, as anger, and then as an indication that something needs to be said, if not done (not least because honesty demands it). Then I get them to see such … Continue reading The corruption of Society
We are getting out the word to help pass a new 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Service District for our local emergency dispatchers. They are currently too understaffed to meet national standards for response times. A YES on 2-124 will do just that. Gabe Gurule, president of the local IAFF is working with a PAC to get … Continue reading Vote YES on 2-124
Please see what they're asking on their website. They have a rally planned at City Hall on Friday the 20th and a march to rally at Riverside Park on Friday, September 27th. Here is a poster announcing The Strike and Week of Action: Action Week Poster Here is a brochure providing additional info: Brochure
Our union members have been invited to a BBQ held by the Oregon State University faculty union. `Details and RSVP can be found here. It is one week from today, Friday the 13th (insert eerie music here) at Avery Park. If you have the time, please think about attending!