Portland State University Graduate Workers Union Demands Inclusion in Presidential Search Process

Graduate Workers Effort Supported by Other Unions at PSU
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
 
Contact: Andrew Gorry, andrewg@aft-oregon.org, 971-888-5665
 
PORTLAND, OR — The newly certified Graduate Employees Union, AFT-AAUP (GEU), representing nearly 800 graduate workers at Portland State University, has formally requested to Board Chair Pete Nickerson that the university include a representative from the union on the search committee to replace departing president Wim Wiewel.
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This is an administrative assistant job that is based in the office with monthly travel to local offices and organizational events. This is a full-time position that is responsible, as assigned, for membership data collection and training, supporting organizational field work, and ensuring that the constitution and bylaws of the organization are adhered to and updated to during business meetings and annual convention. Experience in a high level administrative assistance position preferred.

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AFT-Oregon Calls for More Inclusion in AFT Presidential Endorsement Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 1, 2016
 
Contact: Andrew Gorry, andrewg@aft-oregon.org, 971-888-5665
 
PORTLAND, OR - Today, AFT-Oregon published two resolutions adopted at the 2016 AFT-Oregon Convention on April 10th, “Resolution 2016-8: AFT Presidential Endorsement Process and Selection,” and “Resolution 2016-13: For a More Inclusive Endorsement Process.”
 
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Coalition of Four School Workers Unions Reach Agreement with Portland Public Schools to Provide Free Lead Testing to All Workers

District Also Promises Increased Transparency and Communication
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 24, 2016
 
Contact: 
Andrew Gorry, andrewg@aft-oregon.org, 971-888-5665
Belinda Reagan, belinda@pfsp111.org, 503-236-3497
 
PORTLAND, OR—On Tuesday, June 21, the Portland School Board approved a budget for 2016-2017 that includes up to $250,000 to make free lead testing available to any Portland Public School (PPS) school worker who requests it.
 
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Portland Public Schools Classified Workers Union States “Crisis of Confidence”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 3, 2016
 
Contact:
Andrew Gorry, andrewg@aft-oregon.org, 971-888-5665
Belinda Reagan, belinda@pfsp111.org, 503-236-3497
 
PORTLAND, OR—Today, in response to the escalating lead exposure crisis and new reports of radon exposure at Portland Public Schools, Belinda Reagan, the president of Portland Federation of School Professionals (PFSP), Local 111, AFT-Oregon, AFL-CIO, issued a statement expressing a lack of faith in PPS leadership.
 
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