Because our state has won victories like universal paid sick days, a minimum wage increase, and retirement security for all Oregonians, corporate interests and the wealthiest individuals have continued to strike back with coordinated attacks against workers.

These attacks have largely come from wealthy, out-of-state interests — like Loren Parks and the Koch brothers — and are attempts to keep profits high while undermining the middle class.

While recent initiatives designed to limit workers’ ability to advocate for safe working conditions, fair pay and better workplace policies have failed, our coalition at Defend Oregon continues our dedication to advancing rights for Oregon’s workers.

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