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Legacy Emanuel Workers Picket for Living Wage Increase

While Legacy CEO George Brown collects an estimated $1.8 million, Emanuel front-line workers in SEIU Local 49 say they rely on food stamps to make ends meet. One employee says she was sent to collections after she was unable to pay $1000s of dollars in hospital bills from her own employer.

Dozens of Legacy Emanuel employees and their supporters picketed outside the hospital Wednesday, hoping to boost worker morale while putting the heat on Legacy Health as the Service Employees International Union Local 49 bargains for a better contract for the powerful health system’s front-line w

Advocates Push for Better Protection of Children with Disabilities

Abuse prevention programs, and oversight regarding the use of restraints might mitigate disproportionate rates of abuse, they say

April 12, 2013 – Just under 12,000 reports of child abuse or neglect were substantiated by the state of Oregon in 2011, with 80 percent of those incidents involving a family member, according to the 2011 Child Welfare Data Book released by the state's Department of Human Services.

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