Protect Working People During COVID-19 Pandemic

Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Oregon State Legislature

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Oregon’s unions stand united in our call for the State of Oregon to use every tool available to ease the economic burden on working people and families while ensuring workers who cannot telecommute are provided with the best safety equipment and procedures possible.  

We have called on Oregon's Governor and Legislature to take immediate action to protect working people and families during the outbreak of Coronavirus COVID-19. These protections include:

  • Housing Stability

  • Childcare Access

  • Food Access and Benefit Programs

  • Access to Affordable Health Care Coverage

  • Unemployment Benefits

  • Workers Compensation

  • Moving Unemployed Workers into High Demand Jobs

  • Support for Undocumented and Non-English-Speaking Workers

  • Worker Safety, Especially Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Public Communication Channels for Workers and Families

  • Employer Relief Programs Shouldn’t Leave Workers Behind

  • Criminal Justice

  • Essential Staffing

  • Resource and Budget Considerations

Add your voice to our call for action and sign on to this petition. Together, we will push for the protections Oregon's workers need to weather this storm.

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To: Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Oregon State Legislature
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Governor Brown & Oregon State Legislators -

The response to the COVID-19 pandemic requires swift action and an unprecedented mobilization of all levels of government and industry to ensure everyone—no matter how old they are, the color of their skin, where they were born, their immigration status, or how much money they make—is informed and protected, and that resources are able to reach all who have been affected.

We are calling on you to immediately take the following steps to protect Oregon's workers, These protections include:

Housing Stability
Childcare Access
Food Access and Benefit Programs
Access to Affordable Health Care Coverage
Unemployment Benefits
Workers Compensation
Moving Unemployed Workers into High Demand Jobs
Support for Undocumented and Non-English-Speaking Workers
Worker Safety, Especially Access to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Public Communication Channels for Workers and Families
Employer Relief Programs Shouldn’t Leave Workers Behind
Criminal Justice
Essential Staffing
Resource and Budget Considerations