Interview with Broadcast Union and Schools Union leaders

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Mon, 12/23/2019 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Oregon Public Broadcasting union & Portland Federation of School Professionals

Ikesha Owens is president of the Oregon Public Broadcasting workers union, SEIU local 503, whose members are in a fierce struggle against a union busting employer.   In the second half of the show, we interview Belinda Reagan, president of the Portland Federation of School Professionals, AFT local 111, who represents about 1,300 support staff at Portland Public Schools, including special ed para-educators. classroom education assistants, school secretaries and close to 60 other occupational classifications.  2019 is the 100th anniversary of the founding of this AFT local, the first established west of the Mississippi. 

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