By now, you should have received your voting packet in the mail, including your ballot, an explanation of the tentative agreement (click here to read), and a postage-paid return envelope.
If you haven’t already, please mail your ballot by Tuesday, September 26 to make sure your vote is counted! Ballots are due at the SEIU 503 Headquarters in Salem by this Friday, September 29 at 5pm.
Our priorities for these negotiations were to make the renewal process easier for providers, to make it easier for providers to access our Safety & Quality Enhancement fund, and to win rate increases for all providers, but with a special emphasis on closing the gap between rural and urban areas. Despite a challenging State budget, we were able to meet these goals and win a good contract for providers.