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Working America Health Care

Working America wants to make sure you and your family have access to good, affordable health care.

Making Sure Our Lawmakers do the Right Thing.

Working America in Oregon is calling on the state legislature to pass proactive legislation for all Oregonians.

Postal Campaign

Recently, Working America partnered with the National Association of Letter Carriers in Portland to gather more than 2,000 signatures to send a message to Congress and the postmaster general to stop the attacks on the U.S. Postal Service and raise awareness about the real issues affecting USPS. 

Speaker Boehner: Reject Bullying Tactics

January 18, 2013

Working men and women have paid their fair share, now is the time to preserve social programs not reward Wall Street with tax breaks.

That’s why we need to tell Speaker Boehner to support a solution that is not made on the backs of the middle class.

Earned Sick Days Matter

August 1, 2012

Workers all across the country have to go to work even when they are violently ill. That's because their employers do not provide them with paid sick days off from work.

Do you struggle because of lack of paid sick days off from work? Tell us your story.

Extend Unemployment Insurance Now!

Thanks to your help, we were able to call on Congress to pass a clean two-month extension of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in December. This meant that families didn’t have to worry about how they were going to keep a roof over their head and put food on the table during the holidays.

Simple Questions

March 15, 2012

Big corporations think they matter more than you do. From the Citizens United decision to "corporate personhood" they are grabbing more power-at the cost of citizen power. Across the country, corporate-funded state legislators are rushing to push through bills that would limit your right to vote.

Enough is enough. Tell our state legislators that it's us they need to be looking out for-not corporations.

Young Worker Action Team

Right now, young workers are facing a tough reality that the American dream may become just that, a dream. For most young workers, an education comes with a big price tag, with few job prospects afterward that make it difficult to pay off their debt. Health care costs have skyrocketed, making basic coverage difficult to secure. 

Unemployment Insurance Extension

On February 17, Congress passed an extension of unemployment insurance.

9 Demands of the 99%

February 7, 2012

Americans across the country have spoken up. We’re sick and tired of a country that only works for the 1%. What do you think we need to do to make America work for the other 99%?

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