For Your Information...March 6, 2020

March 8, 2020 – Daylight Saving Time Starts (spring forward)

Sunday, March 8, 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward

In the attachments;

  1. Around the State from the Oregon Employment Department
  2. Tentative Agenda for the NOLC Executive Board meeting

Update regarding the Corona Virus in Oregon:

Salem, OR—March 5th, Governor Kate Brown announced that the state has reached an agreement with health insurance companies to waive cost-sharing for their customers who need COVID-19 testing.

https://www.oregon.gov/newsroom/Pages/NewsDetail.aspx?newsid=36097&fbclid=IwAR1vfrB45jxDIkQNKi1RCm1OPEnivl5Hauj5KF2jQ32b5l0yU_e8a_0Z__w

Please remember the best thing you can do at this time is to wash your hands, avoid touching your eyes, mouth, or face, and stay home if you are feeling sick.

From the AFL-CIO

COVID-19 Outbreak Resources

https://aflcio.org/covid-19

From the Oregon AFL-CIO

Upcoming Events:

  • Monday 3/9 at 5:30pm:  Rally in Pioneer Courthouse Square in solidarity with our union siblings in ATU 757 as they continue their fight for a fair contract with TriMet (flier)
  • Thursday 3/12 at 2:30pm: Exclusive livestream of the National AFL-CIO’s 2020 Presidential Forum, where candidates for the Democratic Party’s nomination will answer questions from union members about the issues that matter to the working people of our country (flier)
  • Saturday 3/21 at 10:00am:  Labor 2020 Primary Election Kick-off event.  As you well know, the Primary will be a crucial opportunity for us to hold our elected officials accountable and elevate candidates who actually represent our values.  We need your help to recruit volunteers and kick it off right.  (flier)

In Solidarity,

  • Bob Tackett
  • Executive Secretary Treasurer
  • NW Oregon Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • 9955 SE Washington St. #305
  • Portland, OR 97216
  • 503-235-9444 (office) 503-936-8625 (cell)
  • 503-233-8259 (fax)