Conference 2018 Review

OSEA’s 80th annual Conference was held June 28-30, 2018, at the Red Lion on the River (Jantzen Beach) in Portland. Delegates voted on resolutions, approved OSEA’s annual budget and elected state officers and zone directors.

Janus shapes delegates’ actions

While in many ways the latest OSEA Conference was like its predecessors, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME loomed large over the festivities as delegates met. Read More

2018 State of Our Union

President Tim Stoelb described OSEA’s efforts over the last year to sign up new members as he delivered the union’s first post-Janus v. AFSCME state of the union address. Read More

OSEA, AFT bridge financial gap

OSEA suffered a big setback on June 27 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Janus v. AFSCME. OSEA lost roughly $1.8 million in revenue and faced a gaping hole in our annual budget. Read More

Action on resolutions; elections

Delegates created a new Civil and Human Rights Committee, required changes at the state and local levels to ensure compliance with IRS regulations and elected a new Zone II director. Read More


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