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Urgent Support Needed for Faculty Governance and Labor Rights in Oregon

  Mar 18, 2021     7473 Views     1 Comment  

Friends and colleagues of AAUP Oregon: Regrettably, I share another very disturbing example of scattershot legal assertions by university and anti-union lawyers trying to defend the unlawful behavior of their administration. I ask that you please sign the petition asking Governor Kate Brown to correct the course, as explained in detail below.   In May 2020, the Oregon Employment Relations Board (ERB) ruled that Oregon State University violated Oregon law (ORS 243.670(2)(a)) by knowingly distributing anti-union claims to faculty. After losing this case in the ERB, the OSU administration appealed to the Oregon Court of Appeals with the support of…

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AAUP Oregon Stands in Solidarity with Striking Workers at St. Charles Medical Center

  Mar 9, 2021     642 Views     Leave your thoughts  

March 9, 2021 Dear Members of AFT Local 5017: The American Association of University Professors of Oregon (AAUP Oregon) represents thousands of faculty, academic professionals, and graduate employees at universities and colleges throughout Oregon. We send our wholehearted solidarity as you fight for a just and fair contract. The actions of management are shortsighted; their myopia hurts you and all of the patients seeking care at St. Charles Medical Center. As medical therapists, technicians, and technologists of St. Charles Medical Center we respect your right to strike over unfair pay, working conditions, and we find the unwillingness of management to…

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