Who We Are

Our Union

The Oregon School Employees Association (OSEA), AFT Local 6732 is a labor union that represents more than 22,000 educational employees working in:

  • Oregon school districts
  • Community colleges
  • Education service districts
  • Head Start agencies
  • Libraries
  • Parks 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.


Every OSEA chapter receives assistance with:

  • Contract negotiations
  • Contract enforcement
  • Grievance representation
  • Organizing members around issues of concern
  • Communications

Training & Resources

OSEA provides resources for members in the areas of:

  • Chapter leadership training
  • New employee and membership outreach
  • Steward and Worksite Organizer training
  • Union building
  • Professional development

Political Involvement

OSEA promotes and protects the interests of members through:

  • Education
  • Political action
  • Lobbying at the state Capitol


OSEA members are public and private employees, but they are also community members who care about their:

  • Neighbors
  • Schools
  • State
  • Nation

It is for this reason that OSEA feels like so much more than a union. It is like family.

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  • Union happenings
  • How you can make a difference on education and labor issues
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