Fair Scheduling is now the law of the land!

History. Has. Been. Made. When Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 828 (the Fair Work Week bill) into law on August 8th, we became the first state in the nation to offer schedule predictability for employees in the food service, hospitality, and retail industries.  This new law will eventually impact hundreds of thousands of people statewide. This […]

Oregon House passes Fair Work Week!

The great news continues! This morning the Oregon House passed SB 828 (the Fair Work Week bill) with fantastic support from both sides of the aisle. Final vote: 46-13 in favor. What happens next? We await Governor Kate Brown’s signature. How did the Oregon Legislature pave the way to be the first in the nation […]

Fair Work Week has passed the Oregon Senate!

Wonderful news, dear fellow Local 555 members! In today’s 11 am session of the Oregon Senate, Bill 828 B (the Fair Work Week bill) was passed with impressively strong bipartisan support. Final vote: 23-6 in favor. Next step: the Oregon House vote! This is a truly historic moment: the first of the final steps towards […]