JOB POSTING: Communications Coordinator

AFT-Oregon is looking for a talented individual to be our Communications Coordinator.  Writing and labor experience are needed.  We are looking for someone with experience designing and preparing materials including newsletters.  The Communications Coordinator will be the point person for all communications of AFT-Oregon as well as assisting our locals with their own communications.  If you are interested, please click here for the full job description.  Deadline to submit your information is August, 22, 2014.


Candidate Interview with Governor John Kitzhaber

Join your fellow union members at the Candidate Forum.  On Wednesday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m. Governor Kitzhaber will be at the AFT-Oregon offices (10228 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, Oregon 97219) for a candidate interview.  We will also be interviewing David Gomberg (HD 10), Kathleen Taylor (HD 41), and Caddie McKeown (HD 9).  Interviews will begin at 5:45 p.m.


'Harris' decision makes things worse for working families

While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the importance of collective bargaining and unions to families and communities in its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, let's be clear that working people, who have aspired to the middle class and tried to make a better life for their families, have taken it on the chin for years, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.  Read more.

AFT-Oregon Election Recommendations

AFT-Oregon members have worked hard to review the records of, and to interview 2014 election candidates to see where they stand on issues important for our work lives and communities. After an extensive process, AFT-Oregon is pleased to recommend the following candidates to members.