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Joint Statement on DACA Repeal

In the strongest terms possible, SEIU Locals 49 and 503 condemn the overturning of DACA. Under the 2014 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, nearly 800,000 young people—including more than 11,280 Oregonians—came forward in order to fully contribute to the …

A Message Concerning the Tragic and Deadly Attack in Charlottesville

This weekend, Americans were shocked by news of the tragic and deadly attack on citizens in Charlottesville, VA, who were standing together against hate and protesting a white supremacist, neo-Nazi rally that swept through the town. The attacks included reprehensible …

PeaceHealth St. John Techs Join SEIU 49!

Techs at St. John have joined their peers by ratifying a historic first contract. Their wins at the bargaining table include an incredible 23.9% average wage increase over the life of the 4-year contract, $2.00 evening shift and $3.75 night …