June 15, 2011

Some Coming Events From Portland Jobs With Justice

Friday, June 17 4pm-6pm Solidarity Action at Hotel Lucia, 400 SW Broadway Coordinated by Portland I.W.W. Provenance Hotels manages 6 hotels in Seattle, San Francisco and Portland (Hotel Lucia & Hotel deLuxe). Hotel Frank (SF) was bought by Provenance in May 2010. Shortly after the purchase Provenance threw out the workers' union contract, and has attacked their working conditions. The workers at Hotel Frank remain vigilant, their demands are: Fully restore their contract; Rehire 3 fired workers; End discrimination of workers organizing for a Union. For More Information Visit www.hotelfranksf.info

Friday, June 17, 6pm VOZ Annual Dinner “Con Trabajo, Poder, y Apoyo, Luchamos por un Futuro Mejor” “With Work, Power, and Support, we struggle for a better future” Eliot Center, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1226 SW Salmon St info: http://portlandvoz.org/

Saturday, June 19, 11:30am Pride March The Oregon AFL-CIO, along with our constituency group Pride @ Work, will proudly join our LGBT brothers and sisters in the 2011 Portland Pride Parade. The Parade kicks off at 11:30am on Sunday, June 19th. To join, contact: sallen@unitehere.org

Thursday, June 30th, 9:30am Portland Rising Bus Tour - Get on the Bus for a fun-filled, action-packed Day! Bus departs from 1125 SE Madison, but you must RSVP! (A 4:30 closing rally will be announced soon) Support seven unions, fight for good jobs for all and stand against threatened cuts to the safety net and job killing “free trade” deals - All in one trip! June 30th is a critical day in the Portland/Vancouver area for workers’ rights. We will support the unions that have contracts expiring on this day as well as others that are currently in negotiations with many creative, exciting actions! To save your seat: http://www.jwjpdx.org/misc/portland-rising-get-on-the-bus

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