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SEIU Local 503 demonstrators take to Johnson Hall before strike authorization

Members of the employee union that represents classified staff at the University of Oregon took to Johnson Hall Thursday afternoon in order to raise awareness on current contract negotiations that could lead to a strike. SEIU Local 503 is currently bargaining with the Oregon University System. The union reached an …

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Oregon University System classified staff union will vote on strike authorization in early September

The union that represents the University of Oregon’s classified staff will decide on Sept. 9, 10 and 11 whether or not to go on strike. SEIU Local 503 on Monday announced that contract negotiations with the Oregon University System, a body governed by the State Board of Higher Education of …

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President Richard Lariviere talks pay raises, New Partnership, fedora

University President Richard Lariviere sat down with the Emerald on Sept. 13 and talked about everything from the New Partnership Plan, justifying pay raises to Officers of Administration, all the way down to why he wears his signature fedora. This Q+A was edited for brevity.

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Classified staff and Oregon University system work out preliminary agreement

Service Employees International Union ( SEIU ) @@http://www.seiu.org/@@Local 503 and Oregon University system ( OUS ) came to a settlement at 4:30 this morning that prevented strike votes from taking place today. A strike vote had been scheduled to take place at each Oregon University affiliate, contingent on progress made …

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Video: Service Employees International Union 503 Rally on Campus

Members of the Service Employees International Union 503 and its supporters marched from two different locations on the University campus Thursday, June 30, 2011 in opposition against current plans to increase classified staff copays for health insurance and other bargaining measures.

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SEIU rallies in Salem for new budget strategies

Thousands of public employees rally at Capitol to urge legislators to adopt new budget strategies.

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