Portland Public Schools Classified Workers Union States “Crisis of Confidence”

Friday, June 3, 2016
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.

AFT-Oregon Endorses Kate Brown for Oregon's Governor

Monday, May 23, 2016
Contact: Andrew Gorry / 971-888-5665 / andrewg@aft-oregon.org
PORTLAND, OR—AFT-Oregon today announced that they have endorsed Governor Kate Brown in the 2016 gubernatorial race.

AFT President Randi Weingarten visits AFT-Oregon members

It’s been a busy week for AFT-Oregon educators. Not only are classes in full swing, but members are making efforts to engage their coworkers to grow power in their workplaces.

These efforts have not gone unnoticed. AFT President Randi Weingarten visited Oregon because she wanted to see this organizing in person.

“This is the most effective antidote to Friedrichs I can imagine.” President Weingarten said.