healthcare

Frontline workers frustrated over PPE shortage in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — The shortage of personal protective equipment continues across the nation, and in Oregon and California. Frontline workers are in desperate need of personal protective equipment (PPE) while battling coronavirus. Monday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) and several other elected …

Jackson County employees vote to strike on healthcare

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Jackson County employees vote to strike, saying the proposed healthcare plan currently on the table is not affordable. Following the vote, Angela Cruthids, a member of the Jackson County Employee Association’s bargaining team says, “Throughout this process I …

Jackson County employees rally for new contract

MEDFORD, Ore. — Dozens of Jackson County employees rallied in Downtown Medford Wednesday. The Jackson County Employee Association said it wants a new contract that would provide better healthcare coverage. The group claims after months of negotiations, the county has refused to offer …