Greetings brothers and sisters, Our presence was recorded on Monday night as are all of the City Council meetings. Watch “10/15/2018 Corvallis City Council” on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/295484810 The testimonies of Ruth Rose Hennessey, Laura White & Connie Burdick (AFSCME City of Corvallis employees), Jen Pywell (spouse of AFSCME City of Corvallis employee), City Council candidates Andrew Freborg … Continue reading City Council Video – October 15, 2018
From AFSCME 2975 Member, Connie, from the Corvallis Public Library: My fellow AFSCME members, we are moving into make or break on our negotiations. I just wanted to share a few thoughts moving forward. WE. This is what makes US a union. WE may have different needs in regards to our contract. Some of us … Continue reading WE versus ME – Union Solidarity
Without a script, and speaking from his heart, Julius Moreland, Asset Management Leadworker for the City of Corvallis, utterly captured the concerns of our members who are facing cuts to our health care.
For Joan Extrom, a 20-year City of Corvallis employee, the healthcare benefit she has earned through her employment has been vital to her health and quality of life. In November of 2016, Joan was able to get a cochlear implant in her left ear, followed by the right ear about a year later. “The Union and … Continue reading City Healthcare Cuts Have Severe Impacts on Employees
Bottom Line_issue 9 Corvallis AFSCME The Bottom Line Contract Negotiation Newsletter Issue #9 - 9/13/2018 What happened at the 9/11/18 session? There were three series of events that occurred at this session – Tentative Agreements; Counter Suposals and Suposals submitted by The Union and Management. Folks, it was a long day, 15.5 hours to be exact. The … Continue reading Bottom Line Issue 9