Leadership Development Opportunity: Northwest Leadership Forum, July 30 - Aug. 2

AFT Northwest Leadership Forum is a leadership training program, co-sponsored by AFT LEAD Program, AFT-Oregon, AFT Washington, OFNHP, and OSEA.

It focuses on subjects essential for development and maintenance of dynamic and effective Locals and the Union as an institution. Come spend a weekend with your union cousins learning new skills to take back to your workplaces.


SWOCCCF, local 3972, wins back pay

SWOCCCF, local 3972, President Vickie Brumit and former Vice President Colleen Keen pose for a photo after winning back pay for five previously unrepresented members. Photo courtesy of Southwestern Oregon Community College Classified Federation

“Unions stand up for workers even if they’re not in the bargaining unit … technically.”


Legislative Update - Recap - July 13, 2015

Oregon’s 2015 Legislative Session has officially come to a close. Thanks to the relentless work of a strong and unique coalition, and the support of a legislature that held everyday Oregonians’ well-being as a top priority, this session will be remembered for its Legislature that fought and won for working people.