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.
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.
Operating Engineers Local 701 and its affiliated AGC training center set up shop at the inaugural Boring Brewfest fundraiser, bringing a mini-excavator and computerized tower crane simulator for members of the public to try out.
The fundraiser raised $3,000 for Labor’s Community Service Agency and Sunrise Dental’s Sunrise for Children
On Labor Day, union members celebrate family and community. Here are this year’s events for Oregon and Southwest Washington.