Local Monthly Meetings

Monthly Local Meeting – April 16th, 2014

The monthly SEIU Local 085 membership meeting was held Wednesday, April 16, 12:00 pm, in the EMU Ben Linder Room. Johnny Earl opened with comments about positive change, alluding to the construction on the EMU and the forthcoming swearing-in of …

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Monthly Local Meeting – March 12th, 2014

The Labor Choir kicked off the meeting with a rousing song about union history. SEIU Field Organizer Norma Martinez-HoSang announced that the campaign to secure funding for steps worked and that the state legislation approved the money. Kurt Wilcox spoke about …

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Monthly Local Meeting – February 12th, 2014

First to speak was Norma Martinez-HoSang who spoke about the step increases and lobbing the state legislation. Many state representatives have been meeting with SEIU locally instead of in Salem. The trip to the state capital has been canceled for …

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Monthly Local Meeting – January 8th, 2013

SEIU 085 President Gary Malone started off the meeting by reading the agenda. SEIU Field Organizer Denise Garrett gave more information about the step schedule and how it would effect workers on campus. A new petition was launched to deliver …

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Monthly Local Meeting – December 11th, 2013

President Gary Malone opened the Local Meeting, Denise Garrett spoke next, and Kurt Willcox gave another over view of the steps increase. Gary Malone encouraged us to talk to our family and friends about anti-union measures expected to be on the …

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Monthly Local Meeting – November 13th, 2013

A solid 80-85 members enjoyed a really delicious lunch, got a solid refresh on the step implementation and roll back impacts, celebrated the allies who stood with us as the potential for a strike got serious, recognized a whole lot …

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Monthly Local Meeting – October 9th, 2013

This month’s local meeting featured a performance by the labor choir. A special thanks to this group for doing a fantastic job during all the recent rallies. Kurt Willcox provided a run down of the contract. He went over what …

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Monthly Local Meeting – September 26th, 2013

The big news on September 26 was the tentative agreement, reached at 2:30 a.m. Local 085 bargaining representative Kurt Willcox spoke at the UO local meeting at noon, preceded by UO’s wonderful Labor Choir who led the group in a …

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Monthly Local Meeting – September 11th, 2013

There was a large turnout of more than 100 energized people at the UO Local 085 meeting on Wednesday. The Labor Choir kicked things off with a catchy sing-along, “The Staff Goes Marching”. Johnny Earl gave a rousing and impassioned …

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Local 085 BBQ Photos – August 14th, 2013

The BBQ on Wednesday at Millrace was a rousing success. There was a great turnout; bargaining updates were delivered, the labor choir led us in some songs, noise was made as the members marched along Franklin with picketing signs and …

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