HOUSE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS & LABOR

TAPE LOG

 

March 14, 2007   Hearing Room D

3:00 P.M.  Tapes 46 - 48

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. Mike Schaufler, Chair

Rep. Paul Holvey, Vice-Chair

Rep. Vicki Berger

Rep. Chris Edwards

Rep. Diane Rosenbaum

 

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:             Rep. Sal Esquivel, Vice-Chair

                                                Rep. Patti Smith

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  Theresa Van Winkle, Committee Administrator

Kristen Miller, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:                    

                                                SB 400 – Public Hearing

                                                SB 400 – Work Session

                                                HB 2893 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2893/HB 2892/HB 2891 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2892 – Public Hearing

                                                HB 2891 – Public Hearing

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

46A

002

Chair Schaufler calls the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m.

SB 400 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

003

Chair Schaufler

 

012

Anna Kanwit, Chief Operations Bureau Manager Bureau of Human Resources, City of Portland (EXHIBITS A & B)

 

025

Kanwit

 

050

Kanwit

 

052

Chair Schaufler

 

075

Steve Bryant, Legislative Director, League of Oregon Cities (LOC) (EXHIBIT C)

 

082

Chair Schaufler

 

088

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

089

Chair Schaufler

46A

093

Brian DeLashmutt, Lobbyist, Oregon Council Police Associations (OCPA), Oregon State Police Officers’ Association (OSPOA), Association of Oregon Corrections Employees (AOCE), Federation of Oregon Parole and Probation Officers (FOPPO) (EXHIBIT D)

 

110

DeLashmutt

 

123

Pat West, Past President, Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC) (EXHIBITS E & F)

 

140

West

 

142

DeLashmutt

 

154

Chair Schaufler

 

156

Rep. Berger

 

159

DeLashmutt

 

180

Rep. Holvey

 

193

Chair Schaufler

 

204

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

208

Chair Schaufler

 

211

DeLashmutt

 

217

Chair Schaufler

 

222

Chair Schaufler

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Joe Schaeffer, SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union (OPEU) (EXHIBIT G)

 

229

Chair Schaufler recesses the meeting at 3:25 p.m.

 

232

Chair Schaufler reconvenes the meeting at 3:35 p.m. 

SB 400 - WORK SESSION

 

234

Chair Schaufler

 

235

MOTION:  Rep. Holvey Moves to ADOPT SB 400-5 amendments dated 03/14/07.

 

236

Rep. Berger

 

240

VOTE:  5-0-2

EXCUSED:  2 - Rep. Esquivel, Rep. P. Smith

 

241

Chair Schaufler hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

 

242

MOTION:  Rep. Holvey moves SB 400A to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

243

Rep. Berger

 

262

Chair Schaufler

 

271

Rep. Holvey

 

280

Chair Schaufler

 

281

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

292

Chair Schaufler

46A

298

VOTE:  4-1-2

AYE:               4 - Edwards C., Holvey, Rosenbaum, Schaufler

NAY:               1 - Berger

EXCUSED:     2 - Esquivel, Smith P.

 

 

Chair Schaufler declares the motion CARRIED.

REP. BARKER, REP. SCHAUFLER will lead discussion on the floor.

 

305

Chair Schaufler

HB 2893- PUBLIC HEARING

 

315

Chair Schaufler

 

322

Tom Chamberlain, President, Oregon American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

 

350

Chamberlain

 

375

Chamberlain

 

400

Chamberlain

 

425

Chamberlain

 

450

Chamberlain

 

470

Chamberlain

 

475

Chair Schaufler

 

478

Dr. Gordon Lafer, Professor, Labor and Education Research Center, University of Oregon (EXHIBITS H & I)

47A

015

Lafer

 

025

Lafer

 

038

Chair Schaufler

HB 2893/HB 2892/HB 2891 - PUBLIC HEARING

 

043

Chair Schaufler

 

050

Dr. Gordon Lafer, Professor, Oregon Labor and Education Research Center, University of Oregon

 

075

Lafer

 

100

Lafer

 

125

Lafer

 

150

Lafer

 

175

Lafer

 

200

Lafer

 

225

Lafer

 

250

Lafer

 

275

Lafer

 

300

Chair Schaufler

 

303

Lafer

 

310

Tom Chamberlain, President, Oregon American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

47A

315

Chair Schaufler

 

317

Rep. C. Edwards

 

321

Chamberlain

 

329

Rep. C. Edwards

 

332

Chair Schaufler

 

341

Lafer

 

342

Chair Schaufler

HB 2893 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

349

Chair Schaufler

 

357

Jeremy Brown, Member, Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ International Union (BCTGM)

 

375

Brown

 

382

Chair Schaufler

 

388

Charlie Finger, Member, Inland Boatmen’s Union of the Pacific (EXHIBIT J)

 

400

Finger

 

425

Finger

 

446

Patrick Maloney, Member, International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers Willamette Lodge #63

 

470

Maloney

46B

018

Maloney

 

025

Maloney

 

050

Maloney

 

060

Chair Schaufler

 

066

Jessica Adamson, Public Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors (AGC)

 

075

Adamson

 

100

Lisa Trussell, Vice President of Administration, Associated Oregon Industries (AOI)

 

125

Trussell

 

131

Chair Schaufler

 

133

Trussell

 

134

Chair Schaufler

 

139

Jeff Stone, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Association of Nurseries (OAN)

 

150

Stone

 

154

Chair Schaufler

 

156

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

163

Trussell

46B

172

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

179

Trussell

 

183

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

186

Trussell

 

192

Rep. Holvey

 

206

Trussell

 

212

Chair Schaufler

 

213

Trussell

 

220

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

223

Trussell

 

233

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

235

Trussell

 

236

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

238

Trussell

 

242

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

244

Adamson

 

245

Rep. Berger

 

246

Rep. Holvey

 

252

Stone

 

263

Chair Schaufler

 

278

Russell Evans, President, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)  Local 689 (EXHIBIT K)

 

330

Evans

 

350

Evans

 

375

Evans

 

392

Bill Groesz, Member, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU)  Local 689 (EXHIBIT L)

 

400

Groesz

 

425

Groesz

 

440

Groesz

 

460

Groesz

 

474

Roger Olson, Former Employee of Boydstun Metal Works, Portland Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA)

47B

021

Olson

 

028

Chair Schaufler

 

050

Olson

 

066

Chair Schaufler

 

068

Olson

 

072

Chair Schaufler

47B

075

Ricardo Rodriquez, Member, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503

 

100

Rodriquez

 

120

Betty Buckman, Certified Nurses Assistant, Providence Hospital (EXHIBITS M & N)

 

150

Buckman

 

169

Chair Schaufler

 

171

Brian DeLashmutt, Lobbyist, Oregon Nurses Association (EXHIBITS O & P)

 

189

Chair Schaufler

 

195

Don Schellenberg, Associate Director of Government Affairs, Oregon Farm Bureau

 

220

Schellenberg

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Joe Schaeffer, SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union (OPEU) (EXHIBIT Q)

 

223

Chair Schaufler

HB 2892 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

237

Chair Schaufler

 

250

Hilary Mortensen, Women’s Committee Staff Coordinator, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 503 (EXHIBITS R & S)

 

275

Mortensen

 

300

Mortensen

 

320

Jeannette Bethune, President, AFSCME Local 3475 (EXHIBIT T)

 

350

Bethune

 

375

Bethune

 

385

Chair Schaufler

 

402

Ralph Groener, Representative, AFSCME Local 503

 

425

Groener

 

450

Groener

 

475

Groener

48A

020

Groener

 

023

Chair Schaufler

 

030

Jessica Adamson, Public Affairs Director, Associated General Contractors (AGC)

 

040

Chair Schaufler

 

042

Adamson

 

050

Adamson

 

070

Chair Schaufler

48A

080

Adamson

 

083

Jeff Dean, Director of Governmental Affairs, Associated Building & Contractors (ABC)

 

092

Lisa Trussell, Vice President of Administration, Associated Oregon Industries (AOI)

 

100

Chair Schaufler

 

103

Rep. Holvey

 

107

Dean

 

112

Chair Schaufler

 

115

Dean

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Joe Schaeffer, SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union (OPEU) (EXHIBIT U)

 

118

Chair Schaufler

HB 2891 – PUBLIC HEARING

 

125

Chair Schaufler

 

129

Janice Lynch, Member, Communications Workers of America (CWA) (EXHIBITS V & W)

 

150

Lynch

 

170

Lynch

 

188

Chair Schaufler

 

195

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

198

Lynch

 

204

Richard Schwarz, Executive Director, American Federation of Teachers – Oregon (EXHIBIT X)

 

225

Schwarz

 

250

Schwarz

 

275

Schwarz

 

300

Schwarz

 

307

Chair Schaufler

 

310

Schwarz

 

329

John Leppink, Member, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503

 

350

Leppink

 

375

Leppink

 

400

Leppink

 

401

Chair Schaufler

 

404

Rep. Holvey

 

422

Rep. Rosenbaum

 

430

Chair Schaufler

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony:

 

 

Joe Schaeffer, SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union (OPEU) (EXHIBIT Y)

48A

450

Chair Schaufler adjourns the meeting at 5:47 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 400, written testimony, Anna Kanwit, 1 p
  2. SB 400, -4 amendments, Anna Kanwit, 1 p
  3. SB 400, prepared information, Steve Bryant, 1 p
  4. SB 400, -5 amendments, Brian DeLashmutt, 1 p
  5. SB 400, -2 amendments, Pat West, 2 pp
  6. SB 400, -3 amendments. Pat West, 1 p
  7. SB 400, written testimony, Joe Schaeffer, 1 p
  8. HB 2893, “Free and Fair?” Report, Dr. Gordon Lafer, 38 pp
  9. HB 2893, PowerPoint Presentation, Dr. Gordon Lafer, 22 pp
  10. HB 2893, prepared information, Charlie Finger, 1 p
  11. HB 2893, written testimony, Russell Evans, 3 pp
  12. HB 2893, written testimony, Bill Groesz, 3 pp
  13. HB 2893, written testimony, Betty Buckman, 2 pp
  14. HB 2893, Workers’ Right Board Fair Election Oversight Commission Report, Betty Buckman, 25 pp
  15. HB 2893, written testimony of Jo Buhr Cote, Brian DeLashmutt, 3 pp
  16. HB 2893, union authorization card of Jo Buhr Cote, Brian DeLashmutt, 2 pp
  17. HB 2893, written testimony, Joe Schaeffer, 1 p
  18. HB 2892, written testimony, Hilary Mortensen, 2 pp
  19. HB 2892, AFSCME union authorization card, Hilary Mortensen, 2 pp
  20. HB 2892, written testimony, Jeanette Bethune, 1 p
  21. HB 2892, written testimony, Joe Schaeffer, 1 p
  22. HB 2891, written testimony, Janice Lynch, 2 pp
  23. HB 2891, Cingular Wireless Labor Management Models Report, Janice Lynch, 4 pp
  24. HB 2891, written testimony, Richard Schwarz, 6 pp
  25. HB 2891, written testimony, Joe Schaeffer, 1 p