Published: September 8, 2015
Across the state, SEIU 503 members and their families joined with other union members to celebrate the incredible victories unions have won over the years for working people. It was also a chance to for union members to meet political leaders and candidates up close and tell them now, more than ever, they are needed to stand up for workers.
Lane Co. Labor Day – Johnny Earl: SEIU 503 member and UO Higher Ed Bargaining Delegate Johnny Earl raises an issue with local politicians at the Lane County Labor Day Picnic.
Lane Co. Labor Day: UO Higher Ed members stand with supporters at the Lane County Labor Day Picnic. From left-to-right, UO Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation member Joe Henry, UO Sublocal President Theodora Ko-Thompson, Eugene Labor Choir member Dorthy Attneave, SEIU 503 staff Marikio Yoshioka and SEIU 503 member Lauradel Collins.
Oaks Park Labor Day: Gov. Kate Brown made it a point to visit the SEIU 503 area at the Oaks Park Labor Day Picnic in Portland. From left-to-right: SEIU 503 members Alice Redding, Cynthia LaChester, Gov. Kate Brown, SEIU 503 staff Chris Marquez, SEIU 503 members Joy’e Willman and Paula Likes.