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July 2015 Local Focus

We’re in Contract Extension Time! By Johnny Earl, Chief Bargaining Delegate Dear Sisters and Brothers, During our June 18th and 19th bargaining session at PSU we made some progress, but we still haven’t talked about the big economic issues that …

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June 2015 Local Focus

We Need Real Progress in Bargaining Soon or We’ll Be Moving On to Mediation By Johnny Earl, Chief Bargaining Delegate Our current contract will expire on June 30th and a tentative settlement on a new contract is far out of reach …

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May 2015 Local Focus

Challenges Face New UO President Schill By Kurt Willcox, Chief General Council Delegate The UO Board of Trustees recently announced the hiring of a new president for the university – Michael Schill, who is currently the Dean of the University …

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April 2015 Local Focus

It’s Finally Time to Begin Serious Negotiations! By Johnny Earl, Chief Bargaining Delegate On April the 9th the bargaining teams from all seven universities, both labor and management, will have met five different times since January. In past years, bar gaining would …

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March 2015 Local Focus

Will We Be Bargaining Economics for All Seven Universities? By Johnny Earl, Chief Bargaining Delegate Over the last few weeks bargaining has become uncharacteristically interesting. USSE (University Shared Services Enterprise) proposed that we not bargain over the full contract this …

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February 2015 Local Focus

What’s Inside… Page 1 — UO Police Department, SEIU Reach Contract Page 1 — First Day of Bargaining Page 2 — Financial Stability is Nigh Page 3 — Ensure a Fair Shot for All Page 3 — Two W-2 Forms …

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January 2015 Local Focus

What’s Inside… Page 1 – When You Take One of Us On, You Take All of Us On Page 1 – Learning to Avoid Repeats of History Page 2 – Classified Brothers & Sisters Page 3 – Bully Bosses Page 4 – Events Calendar Page 4 – McKenzie …

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November 2014 Local Focus

What’s Inside… Page 1 – SEIU Local 085 (UO) Supports GTFF Fight Page 1 – UO Ombuds Program Page 2 – SEIU in Oregon has Successful Election Effort Page 2 – Working Moms with Babies Page 4 – Events Calendar …

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October 2014 Local Focus

What’s inside this issue… It’s Time to Prepare For Bargaining, Page 1 Let Our Voices Be Heard, Page 2 Membership Blitz Held on Oct 21, Page 3 The Committee For the Future, Page 3 Union Grieves Grievous Grievance, Page 4 …

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August-September 2014 Local Focus

Inside this issue of the Local Focus: Page 2  – OUS Presidents’ Council Page 3  – Class & Comp Class Specs Review Page 4  – Campus SEIU Leaders’ Planning Page 5  – Strike & Hardship Fundraiser Page 6 – Local …

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