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.
One of the murdered Good Samaritans was a union member at the City of Portland.
Burns are one of the biggest hazards for the outside linemen Local 125 represents.
The Labor Appreciation and Recognition Night banquet raised a record $21,000 for Labor’s Community Service Agency.
The plan, conceived last spring, was for union pension funds to finance a multi-story union-built project.
Eighty-five bowlers representing 21 union-sponsored teams raised $8,536.52 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association April 9.
A fund has been set up to help the family.
Thirty IBEW Local 48 volunteers put in over a million LED lights.
This year’s union-management charity events raised $293,000 for children’s charities.
Volunteers fix up homes to prevent evictions in a manufactured home community.
Since its formation three years ago, the program has awarded $64,550 in scholarships.