Tim Burgard, a campus safety officer at Lewis and Clark College was instrumental in helping to organize co-workers into Local 4912 (LCCSSA).More
Chief petitioners for Initiative Petitions 1 and 9—the anti-worker initiatives—as well as the chief petitioners for several revenue-raising initiatives, have withdrawn their proposed initiatives for the 2014 ballot.
AFT-Oregon members are out in force, testifying at the Capitol to make sure our voices are heard. In the 2014 February session, Legislators are considering bills to ensure property taxes from corporations are still collected for school funding; to include graduate student voices on local institutional boards; to institute a “fixed tuition” rate for all regional universities; and to provide “free tuition” to attend community college.
What is the Political Action Fund?
AFT-Oregon’s Political Action Fund (PAF) is part of the political action arm of AFT-Oregon. It
builds our union’s power and makes sure we have a strong voice to advocate for all workers.
PAF makes politics work for education and working families by:
AFT-Oregon's 62nd annual convention is scheduled for April 4-6, 2014, in Sunriver. With delegates to elect, and resolutions and amendment proposals to approve for submission, it’s time to take action to make sure your Local is represented at the 2014 Convention.
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