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Good News from the State Capitol: Domestic Workers Bill Signed into Law

Oregon Becomes 5TH State To Pass Bill of Rights for Domestic Workers Governor Brown sign SB 552 into law on June 17, 2015, ending 77 years of exclusion The struggle of Oregon domestic workers will be vindicated today when Governor Brown signs the Oregon Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights (SB 552) into law. The Oregon Domestic Workers’ […]

June Tele Town Hall | Focus on Fathers & Paid Family Leave

We know that the issues that affect Oregon parents are just as important to dads as they are Oregon moms. Dads do care work, are involved in their children’s lives and stay at home more than ever before — which is why it’s time to honor their involvement at home and in the growing movement for […]

Let’s Focus on Fathers!

The Boston College Center for Work and Family released its 2015 report about fathers, A Portrait of Todays’ Father, part of its multi-year “The New Dad” series. The conclusion resonates with us — it’s titled: Time for Dads to Speak Up: The lack of focus on the experiences of fathers over the years has often […]

Oregon Retirement Savings Bill heads to Governor’s desk!

Oregon Retirement Savings Bill heads to Governor Brown’s desk for signature  Oregon Legislature approves blueprint to create a retirement savings plan and make it available to working Oregonians in 2017 The Oregon Senate passed legislation Tuesday that will ensure every Oregonian has access to a safe, easy and effective way to save for retirement. The bill cleared […]

BREAKING: Paid Sick Days Wins in Oregon!

Oregon Becomes Fourth State in the Country With a Statewide Paid Sick Days Law Passed by the House today, SB 454 is good for Oregon families, good for business, and good for public health  The Oregon House today passed Senate Bill 454-B by a vote of 33 to 24. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senator Steiner […]