Tell your legislators what you think!

On March 5-6, OSEA members across Oregon will gather at the state Capitol for Legislative Education Day (LED) 2017. LED is an eye-opening experience that empowers members to learn about the legislative process and educate elected officials about the hard work they do inside and outside the classroom. Please join us for this important two-day event!  Read More

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Marching for humanity in Salem

About 1,000 supporters of immigrant rights and humane treatment for all people marched on the Oregon State Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 14, braving freezing temperatures to demand keeping families united and reject hate.  Speakers committed passionate support for all Oregonians on the eve of a new presidential administration. Click here to see photos from the march. “Today Oregonians stand as one to say yes for building hope… and no to religious registries, no to walls and no to ripping away the health freedoms of women in Oregon,” U.S. Sen.... 

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Pledge to defend public education

With a new year comes a chance to renew our commitment to our students, schools and communities. And although our leaders may change, these principles never do:  We must correct the injustice of underinvestment in our schools. We must defend our schools from those who want to outsource public education. We must insist that schools be safe for all students to learn, grow and make the most of their abilities. On Jan. 19, education employees across the country are taking part in a day of action to protect these values. Here’s how you can... 

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Discount on tickets to Rip City!

OSEA Nights at the Moda Center are back! This season, OSEA members and their families have more discounted Portland Trail Blazers games to choose from than ever before. Members can purchase tickets to six regular games and/or four upgraded games. Tickets range from $15 to $99 for regular games and from $38 to $140 for upgraded games. In order to enjoy high-flying Rip City basketball, simply follow these steps: Step 1: Pick your games (all start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted) Regular games • Monday, Feb. 13, vs. Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. • Thursday,... 

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Join OSEA Today

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

Discount on tickets to Rip City!

OSEA Nights at the Moda Center are back! This season, OSEA members and their families have more discounted Portland Trail Blazers games to choose from than ever before. Members can purchase tickets to six regular games and/or four upgraded games. Tickets range from $15 to $99 for... Read More

Education & Labor Advocacy

School bond campaigns boosted by ELAF

Timely chapter endorsements and contributions from OSEA’s Education and Labor Advocacy Fund (ELAF) helped pass several local ballot measures on Nov. 8 that will invest more than a half billion dollars in Oregon schools. Of the seven instances where OSEA provided financial support... Read More

Chapter News

Ashland fights to preserve rights

Ashland Chapter 42 is in mediation with the school district, pushing back against administration’s attempt to remove a key element of the contract. The chapter picketed in front of the district office in November to show administrators that they intend to stand up for their... Read More

State News

State seeking ESSA feedback

OSEA members have an opportunity to help Oregon reshape its education system as the state refines its plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) started developing its state implementation plan last spring, but there is... Read More