Month: February 2015

You’re Invited: Pizza + Policy in Portland

We are only two weeks into our state’s 2015 legislative session and have already seen the impact of what dedicated families, workers and community members can do to fight for change.  Just last night we packed five hearing rooms in the state capitol for a public hearing on the proposal to extend paid sick time… Read more »

Incredible public hearing on paid sick time!

What an amazing public hearing Monday night in the state capitol to support a statewide paid sick time law! Oregonians showed up in force (several hundred folks filling five hearing rooms and the hallway!). We heard testimony from workers, employers, public health experts, community members, kids, local government officials, and more. And, of course, our… Read more »

Join Us! Paid Sick Time Hearing on 2.16.15

A week from today – February 16th — is a big day for making Oregon a better, more economically secure place for families. The night of February 16th, there is a very important hearing in our state legislature about paid sick time. And we want YOU to be there.