Unions are about family, community, and workers looking out for one another. In the Building Community section, we report on union volunteer work, charitable activity, and outreach in the community.
A record 139 bowlers representing nine union-sponsored teams raised $8,441.
A new committee wants to figure out what it will take to get more women and minorities to join — and remain — in United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 290.
Local labor unionists pledge solidarity after the union hall is targeted by a right-wing group.
The 2018 Presents From Partners event: Thousands of toys, 170 union volunteers, and 650 children.
Local SAG-AFTRA president Robert Blanche is battling complications from a double lung transplant.
Union volunteers coordinate with caseworkers in Gresham to compile a list of “needs” and “wants” for foster teens in their care.
IBEW Local 48 led the pack among unions donating to the this year’s toy drive.
Boeing Machinist volunteers assembled 80 bikes for the children of unemployed union members.
IBEW Local 48 electricians keep with 31-year tradition by helping light up The Grotto light festival.
Duke Mitchell worked, saved, and invested, and now, at 96, has set an extraordinary example of giving.