A Victory For Oregon

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Yes on 66 & 67

YES 54%

No 46%

The voters have spoken. Services for Oregonians won't be forced to make massive cuts just to support the  ever-growing gap between the Haves and the Have-Nots. Big business no longer gets to pay taxes at the same rate they've been paying since 1931. And those making significantly more than any of our members that we here at Eye On The 503 are familiar with will chip in a little extra as well.  read more »

Vote Yes on Measures 66 and 67

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Vote YES on Measures 66 and 67

Time is almost up. Get your ballots in today!

Furlough calculator

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There is an Excel spreadsheet that has been making its way around. The spreadsheet calculates the effect of furlough on your pay. I know that DHS posted it for their staff to see. It has also been sent out in e-mails to union members at least on a Local level. I don't honestly know who created it. (If you do, please let us know.)  read more »

DAS Contract Ratified

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The vote came in with 88% voting yes.

DAS Bargaining Conference LIVE!

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LIVE from the bargaining conference.

Everyone seems hyped about the possible end to DAS bargaining. Resounding and unanimous endorsement by the bargaining team.

Updates after discussion and the vote!

The vote is in!!!

The tentative agrrement has been approved for ratification!

SEIU Ethics Policy

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Breaking News

That's right, Eye On The 503 has a web exclusive for you!. Now you, the membership, can read the new SEIU Ethical Practices And Conflict Of Interest Policy!!!

The policy was approved by the International Executive Board at their June 13th, 2009 meeting. We've mentioned before how it was developed under wraps. Then, some leadership was shown a preliminary copy to provide comments on. Supposedly those comments and the feedback received were incorporated into the final policy.  read more »

DAS Bargaining Conference

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The DAS Bargaining Conference is coming up very soon! It will be held Saturday, August 15th, 2009 at the Holiday Inn at the Portland Airport. (The address is 8439 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97220).

The conference runs from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Everyone is welcome. The Union only covers expenses for  bargaining delegates, officers, and a few others. Please refer to the attached Registration Form for more information.  read more »

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