SEIU 49, UFCW 555 workers authorize strike
Kaiser Permanente workers from across the country have been taking strike authorization votes over the last month. A couple weeks ago workers at in California voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Last week Kaiser workers in Oregon and Southwest Washington also approved of a strike. Over 85,000 Kaiser workers nationwide could go on strike.
Oregon and Southwest Washington workers at Safeway, Albertsons, QFC, and Fred Meyer, who are all bargaining together and are represented by UFCW 555, finished taking strike votes last week and said yes. UFCW also released more research on the gender pay gap at Fred Meyer.
Washington Post Columnist castigates University of Oregon Athletic director Rob Mullens for his expensive stay at the Ritz Carlton as part of the College Football Playoff selection committee rules meeting. Mullens base salary is $717,500 and bonuses for 2019-2020 put it north of $1M
Wednesday, 10 AM: SEIU 503 Sub 085 Break for a Fair Contract, multiple locations at UO
Monday, 12 PM: Eugene/Springfield Labor Day Picnic at Lively Park Picnic Shelter
Tuesday, 6 PM: Stop the Forced Rezoning of the Patrician Mobile Home Park, Springfield City Hall