This is a clip of Oregon AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain delivering
a powerful speech at the A17 Rally organized by postal union leaders/
Portland Jobs With Justice and supported by Occupy Portland. He
misses no words as he motivates working America, and the citizens
of Portland Oregon. This clip is part of a larger collection of video
footage of the event from http://joeanybody.com that will be
Early on the morning of 4/17, a board meeting was held at 8:45am at the Parkrose District Office concerning teacher union negotiations between the school board and the Parkrose Faculty Association (PFA). The reentered contract was given a unanimous "No" vote and the board asked for a ten day extension under overwhelming opposition. With much media coverage and a large attendance of the public, outrage ensued. A strike is "inevitable" according to organizers.