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Resolution

Authorize the City Attorney to take legal action as warranted for labor matters

Adopted

WHEREAS, the City has an interest in labor peace; and

WHEREAS, the City has an interest in ensuring continuity of services to the public; and

WHEREAS, the Portland City Laborers has filed a notice of intent to strike; and

WHEREAS, legal action may be warranted to protect the interests of the City and the community.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Attorney, or designee, in consultation with the Bureau of Human Resources, is authorized to take legal action that it deems appropriate to protect the interests of the City and the community in the event of a work stoppage related to Portland City Laborers.

Impact Statement

Purpose of Proposed Legislation and Background Information

To authorize the City Attorney's Office to file legal action if, in consultation with the Bureau of Human Resources, it is deemed warranted to address the City's interests as it relates to potential work stoppage. 

Financial and Budgetary Impacts

There may be minimal fees associated with this. 

Community Impacts and Community Involvement

This Resolution involves direction from the Council to its lawyers in the City Attorney's Office, based on privileged attorney-client communications, so there was no public outreach or input.

100% Renewable Goal

No impact.

Budget Office Financial Impact Analysis

There may be minimal fees associated with this resolution that will be covered with existing resources. 

Document History

Item 95 Consent Agenda in February 1-2, 2023 Council Agenda

City Council

Adopted

  • Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
  • Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
  • Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
  • Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
  • Mayor Ted Wheeler Absent

Introduced by

Contact

Heidi Brown

Chief Deputy Attorney

Requested Agenda Type

Consent

Date and Time Information

Requested Council Date