Weekly Update: A Voice for Direct Care
Are you under 35 and looking to become more involved in the union movement?
Direct Care Workers Raise Voices at Care Congress
700 union members - care workers, case managers and others in the direct care industry - gathered in Washington D.C. yesterday to kick-off the Caring Across Generations campaign. Direct care workers perform essential duties for those whose need is highest in our country: the young, the disabled and the elderly.
In Other News...
Explore Portland's Working Waterfront
Learn more about ILWU, longshoring and Portland’s working waterfront on Saturday, July 30th. From 10:00am to 4:00pm Marine Terminal 2 will be open to the public. Enjoy live music, equipment demonstrations, international food carts, games and more!
Canceled: July 22nd Congressional Town Hall Event
With no end in sight to the debt ceiling debate, our Congressmen are still working on a compromise. Unfortunately, this means the town hall event on July 22nd that we mentioned in the last Weekly Update is canceled. Congress must find a solution that doesn’t balance the budget on the backs of the middle class. What are you hoping to see happen before August 2nd? Head to www.facebook.com/oregonaflcio and let us know!
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