|LOCAL UNION NEWS
On August 4, 2021, Oregon Governor Kate Brown directed the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to create administrative rules that will require employers to conduct weekly COVID testing for unvaccinated health care workers.The new rules direct employers to implement a vaccination verification and testing policy by September 30, 2021. The new rules will impact mandatory subjects of bargaining therefore, Local 223 is drafting “Demand to Bargain” notices to be sent to employers of members who will be impacted by the new rules. There have been many questions recently about the ability of employers to require employees to get vaccinated. Below are answers to some of these frequently asked questions........READ MORE
The general membership meetings are held at the
headquarters office on the second Wednesday of the month starting at 6:30
p.m. This is a great opportunity to hear what is happening around the Local and to bring questions or concerns to the attention of the Executive Board. At some of the meetings there will be presentations by staff on timely topics of interest to the members. Let us hear from you if you have a specific topic that you would like as an agenda item.
Membership Meeting Schedule 2021
September 8, via Zoom - Please contact the local with your e-mail address if you wish to attend.
IBT Officer Election
General President Candidates Forum
Notice of Election