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Millions of undocumented immigrants, who are vital to our economic recovery, still live in fear because of our outdated and inhumane immigration system. It’s time to put an end to this injustice. Tell your senators to pass a budget that includes a broad pathway to citizenship.

The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.

Recent News

Deian Salazar for David Douglas School Board Position 4

The Labor Council supported Deian Salazar in his unsuccessful run earlier this year for a seat on the David Douglas School Board.  He is now seeking an appointment to Position 4, a vacated seat on the Board.

As an Autistic person, he brings a unique perspective that will serve the Board and students well.  He knows the District and is a true Working Class Champion.

The Labor Council continues our support of Deian for the David Douglas School Board and wish him the best.

 

Bob Tackett had a Zoom meeting with Jessica Stevens, State Director for US Senator Jeff Merkley, to discuss the work we've been doing to help pass the PRO Act.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act last year, but anti-worker legislators in the Senate blocked it. Undeterred, working people fought to elect pro-worker lawmakers to the Senate, House and White House. And we won.

When Liz Shuler rides on an airplane, she often has an experience that will be familiar to most travelers: Her seat mate asks, "What do you do?"

Five years ago, after saying she worked for a labor union, Shuler said, most people would put their noses back in their books. Today, she's met with reactions like "awesome" and "amazing." 

This Week in Labor History: In 2012, Walmart workers at over 1000 stores stage demonstrations on Black Friday. This is an early battle of the low-wage workers movement.

Victory for the Tito's Workers! An Eight Year Fight Ends in a Momentous and Triumphant Win for Immigrant Workers!

Northwest Oregon Labor Council is holding monthly Council Meetings every fourth Monday at 4:00pm via Zoom.

Please email [email protected] if you're a delegate and not receiving the Zoom meeting information prior to these meetings.

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