County’s new health headquarters is union-made

Posted: April 22, 2019 at 4:04 pm

“Twenty-seven months after breaking ground, Multnomah County’s new nine-story Health Department headquarters is open to the public. Located at 619 NW Sixth Avenue, it occupies half a city block between Union Station and the soon-to-be-redeveloped 14-acre U.S. Postal Service site. It was built by union hands, and will now be a union workplace, with three clinics, a pharmacy, a lab, and office space for health department employees who administer public health programs, emergency response, and mental health and addiction services. Workers at the Multnomah County Health Department are represented by AFSCME Local 88…”

View the full article on the NW Labor Press website.