The Voice of Oregon's Workers

The Voice of Oregon's Workers
The Voice of Oregon’s Workers is a monthly podcast from the Oregon AFL-CIO - the statewide federation of unions representing over 300,000 working Oregonians. Each month, The Voice of Oregon’s Workers will highlight the people and organizations who are

Activism on Marquam Hill
Jul 31 • 38 min
Learn about AFSCME Local 328’s fight for a fair contract at OHSU.
The Women of 555
Jun 28 • 31 min
UFCW Local 555’s fight for a fair contract and pay equity.
Laborers Are Fighting Back Against Parks & Rec Cuts
May 31 • 42 min
How the Laborers are fighting back against cuts
PERS: What to Know & How We Move Oregon Forward
May 1 • 28 min
Understanding PERS to move Oregon Forward
Worker Power at the Capitol: 2019 Legislative Preview
Feb 26 • 36 min
From fighting for the rights of all workers to strengthening unions, our efforts in Salem stand as an example of why the Oregon AFL-CIO is a strong voice for Oregon’s workers.
Together We Are One: Spotlight on UFCW Local 555
Jan 30 • 37 min
A spotlight on the history and goals of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555
A Pivotal Year: The Wins and Challenges of 2018, What to Expect in 2019
Dec 18, 2018 • 36 min
We discuss the challenges and victories from 2018 and what to expect from Oregon’s unions in the year ahead.
Building Power: Moving Forward from the 2018 Elections
Nov 28, 2018 • 32 min
We sit down with Oregon State Representative-Elect Rachel Prusak, House District 37, to discuss the results of the 2018 General Election
People Power: Winning for Workers
Oct 30, 2018 • 39 min
We sit down with three dedicated union activists to hear about what inspires them to volunteer and learn more about the issues that motivate them to keep showing up to talk with voters.
Ballot Measure Breakdown
Sep 28, 2018 • 29 min
Learn about the ballot measures appearing on the 2018 Oregon Ballot.
Leaders & Advocates
Aug 30, 2018 • 37 min
Two legislative champions for working people join us to talk about their experience as lawmakers.
Jul 30, 2018 • 29 min
On this episode, we sit down with the people leading the fight to protect sanctuary across the state of Oregon
The Frontlines
Jun 28, 2018 • 29 min
We chat with an organizer and a member of Oregon AFSCME about their union’s efforts to build power for behavioral health and social services workers
Standing Together, Making History
May 23, 2018 • 38 min
We chat with a driver about the need for local regulation for companies like Uber and Lyft and a discussion with a member of the Burgerville Workers Union about their recent historic win.
The Road to May Day
Apr 25, 2018 • 32 min
We sit down with Reyna Lopez from PCUN and Andrea Williams from Causa to discuss immigration, May Day, and the farmworkers’ movement.