OSEA endorses Gov. Brown for reelection

OSEA President Tim Stoelb on Friday announced the OSEA Board of Directors has endorsed Gov. Kate Brown for reelection in 2018. “At a time when public employees face attacks like never before, it’s critical to have strong, effective leaders who have our backs. Gov. Kate Brown has always looked out for us and the students we serve,” Stoelb said. “Brown has been an attentive and devoted voice for working people and Oregon’s children ever since her days in the Oregon Legislature. She has carried these values with her through her... 

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Register today

All OSEA chapter officers are urged to make attending this emergency summit a top priority. We will provide valuable training to ensure our union remains a strong, effective voice for our members. In recognition of your contributions as a leader, this event is being provided at no cost to you. What: OSEA Emergency Leadership Summit When: Friday-Saturday, Nov. 3-4, 2017 Where: Hilton, 66 E. Sixth Ave., Eugene 97401  Read More

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Improve yourself! Apply for Mini-Grants

It’s time again to apply for OSEA’s Kathy Melzer Mini-Grants program — the deadline is Sunday, Nov. 5. Three members from each zone will receive grants of approximately $400. Recipients must use the money for professional development, such as inservice training, workshops or seminars. The grants, which must be used during the 2017 calendar year, may be spent on tuition and required materials at an accredited school or college, or for a professional development seminar or workshop. Grant recipients will be chosen by lottery after their membership... 

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Family entertainment at the Rose Quarter

OSEA members seeking family entertainment in the Portland-Metro area are able to purchase discounted tickets through Rip City Group Sales to the following Rose Quarter shows: WWE “Monday Night Raw” — Professional wrestling fans have a chance to see their favorite WWE Superstars in person when “Monday Night Raw” airs live to the world from Portland’s Moda Center. When: Monday, Oct. 16, 4:30 p.m. Disney On Ice! Follow Your Heart — Catch all your favorite Disney and Pixar characters in action in this ice skating spectacular at the Moda... 

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OSEA is a labor union that represents 20,000 educational employees working in Oregon school districts, community colleges, education service districts, Head Start agencies, libraries and park and recreation districts. As one of the largest labor unions in Oregon, and with the second largest membership of educational staff, OSEA is a recognized leader within the state’s labor and education community. OSEA is the union of choice for secretaries, custodians, security guards, maintenance…  Read More

Member Benefit

Order your Blazers tickets now

OSEA Nights at the Moda Center are back! This season, OSEA members and their families can purchase discounted tickets for nine regular-season Portland Trail Blazers games. Tickets range from $12 to $95. In order to enjoy high-flying Rip City basketball, simply follow these steps: Step... Read More

Community

Help hurricane-battered union members

(via American Federation of Teachers) Our AFT brothers and sisters need our continued help during this 2017 hurricane season.Thanks to members like you, we have more than $90,000 following Hurricane Harvey, but the need will grow in the coming weeks after Hurricane Irma and any that... Read More

Union Business

Zones I, V have new representation

Members in the northwestern and southwestern portions of the state have new representation on the OSEA Board of Directors. Delegates to the OSEA Conference 2017 from Zone I elected Dianna Hess (Beaverton Chapter 48) while Zone V members elected Marina McCambridge (Phoenix-Talent Chapter... Read More

State News

A step towards proper medical staffing

Nine Oregon school districts will take part in a pilot project to obtain federal reimbursement for providing healthcare to special education students thanks to a bill backed by OSEA. Oregon has a major school nursing shortage, as the recent Task Force on School Nursing report indicates:... Read More

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