Published: May 10, 2019


Info and action about our movement to change the way we care for each other in Oregon

Care Power

Info and action about our movement

to change the way we care for each other in Oregon

Bargaining Kickoff

Care Power: State homecare bargaining

Homecare workers come together for quality services and better jobs

As we enter our 20th year of organizing homecare workers in Oregon, nearly 100 state homecare and personal support workers came together to discuss our bargaining priorities. Our message is clear: we don’t want to just protect what we’ve won, we want to continue to make gains; increasing wages, creating a path to retirement, and ensuring that workers get paid on time, every time.

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Care Power: Care @Work

Why we’re organizing a union for private agency homecare workers

“Many private agency caregivers live in poverty, isolated and invisible to the world. We are organizing to bring dignity and respect to our work and lives.”

—Sarah Bennett, Private agency homecare worker, Springfield

Sarah Bennett, homecare worker

Homecare workers in front of Care Power banner

Care Power: The Care Agenda

Improving Private Agency Homecare: SB 669

Senate Bill 669 will improve regulation, training, care quality, labor standards, and financial transparency in Private Agency Homecare.

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Care Power

Support the Care Agenda!

Take action today to help win game-changing investments in Oregon’s

long-term care system!

Contact your legislator

Care Power: Upcoming Events

Help build Care Power in Oregon!


Lobby Day

Salem, February 13

Join us in Salem to tell our elected officials to invest in long-term care and Oregon care workers.

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Film Screening

Portland, February 28

Film & Panel Discussion

The Care Revolution:

The Transformation of Homecare in Oregon

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Women’s March

Portland, March 3

The SEIU 503 Women’s Council is organizing our union’s participation in the March. Join us!

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