Oregon Senate to vote on controversial tax breaks for top 1%

Last week, the Oregon House of Representatives voted to close a tax break that has made the wealthiest Oregonians even wealthier while leaving working families in the dust. The Schedule E tax break just isn’t fair. A new report shows that this controversial tax break has disproportionately benefited the wealthiest Oregonians, while leaving our schools… Read more »

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AFL-CIO Death on the Job Report

In 2015, 150 workers died each day from hazardous working conditions. This year is the 26th year the AFL-CIO has published a report on the state of safety and health in the workplace, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect. There’s a lot to be proud of: Unions have lead the way towards safer… Read more »

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Anti-union means anti-worker

For the short term, the Supreme Court will not decide against organized labor in the controversial Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association case. While it’s great to not have the threat of this case looming over our heads, the truth is that one bump in the timeline on one Court case doesn’t change the reality for… Read more »

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