A deal is a deal.

Some politicians and corporate-funded groups are proposing that public employee retirement benefits be slashed. That breaks a promise to people and puts their futures at risk.

Oregon’s teachers, firefighters, child welfare workers, park workers, police, corrections officers and thousands of other public employees protect our homes, teach our children, keep our seniors safe and natural areas beautiful. They deserve better than attacks on their families and their future. These are their voices and stories.

Lindsay Dance

I have six classes totaling about 140 children – from kindergarten to fifth grade – every day. I love working with the children, helping them get excited about learning a second language. I find my work extremely rewarding. I did not go into public service for the money or for financial reward. As such, my … Read More

Gaby Tanaka

I work in the state Public Health Division and it is my job to visit clinics around the state to ensure they are following state and federal guidelines for the children’s immunization program. I really love my job because I feel like I’m making a positive change in the world and there are so many … Read More