November 23rd, 2012

Join Us – Black Friday Walmart Actions

Just a month after strikes swept through Walmart stores in 12 states, Walmart retail and warehouse workers in more states are taking action and beginning what is becoming know as the first set of “viral strikes.” Two weeks ago, Walmart workers in California held a sit-in at one store and then walked off the job…

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October 29, 2012

Jetport Taxi Drivers Organize to Save Jobs

Ever take a cab from the Portland Jetport? If so, chances are that your driver was an African immigrant. The non-reserved taxi queue at the Jetport, where taxi drivers can wait in line for a fair without being reserved by phone, has been cornered by Somali and other African immigrants since 2001. Now, after a…

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August 30, 2012

A Safe Space to Organize

Have you stopped by our new office?  The Workers’ Center is now located at the Meg Perry Center for Peace, Justice and Community.  Located in Portland’s Art District, 644 Congress Street, the Meg Perry Center (MPC) was founded 5 years ago to honor the memory of local activist, Meg Perry.  Read more about Meg Perry’s…

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