Posts made in June, 2012

OSSA Response to Personal Support Worker Agreement 06.25.2012

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in House Bill 3618, Positions | 0 comments

Under the headline Historic Tentative Agreement Reached for Care Providers, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503 has described the negotiated agreement for Personal Support Workers who are employed by customers of brokerages. View SEIU’s document here Although the actual Collective Bargaining Agreement has not been published yet, some of the thirteen points made by SEIU in its document will need to be closely monitored to ensure the philosophy and practices that Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families fought so hard for in the Staley Agreement are maintained with the highest integrity. Most notably, the...

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