Monthly Archives: July, 2013

Gary Young elected IBEW 48 business manager

Two candidates face a runoff for the vice president’s post

Bakers Union member helps pass Oregon bereavement leave law

After his wife's death, Robin Zimmerman campaigned in the Capitol to pass unpaid bereavement leave.

UNITE HERE and Hyatt reach national agreement

Pact provides contracts and process for workers to join unions

Columbia River Crossing: Dead in the water

The I-5 bridge project, along with promised construction jobs, ran aground in the Washington Senate.

Allen Brennan joins AFL-CIO to help laid-off workers

He'll be kept busy by a series of layoffs this summer.

Roofers come to aid of disabled war veteran

The soldier in Afghanistan jumping from a helicopter that was under mortar attack.

Machinists, Painters strike Daimler Trucks

Workers have been falling behind economically while the company prospers

TriMet pulls plug on ATU’s annual picnic

ATU Local 757 may join other union picnicking at Oaks Park on Labor Day.

DCTU contract expires, but no deal with City of Portland

The seven-member union coalition has requested the help of a state mediator.