History - 2020

2020 – OSEA History
  • When the COVID-19 pandemic reaches Oregon in March, OSEA advocacy keeps most school employees in paid status even as school shut down.
  • Historic wildfires impact OSEA members across the state; OSEA increases grants from the member assistance fund to help those in need.
2020 – Labor History

As the pandemic highlights weaknesses in the national school system and economy, labor groups advocate for strong protections for front-line workers.