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 lot of folks came out dreaming bigger,” says teachers union volunteer Marj Hogan.
The RX Abuse Leadership Initiative of Oregon launched Oct. 1 at the Northeast Portland union hall shared by Bricklayers Local 1 and Cement Masons Local 555.
Non-profit Tillamook Anglers hosted the 27th Annual Fishing Day for Kids with Disabilities.
The money was raised in a 50/50 drawing the union held at its annual picnic at Blue Lake Park last month.
At the invitation of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioners, over 200 political, community, business, and labor leaders assembled at Pioneer Courthouse Square Aug. 14 to oppose violence at political demonstrations.
Every year on Labor Day, union members come together to celebrate family and community. Here are this year’s events.
The honor was conferred by the American Public Transportation Association.
Operating Engineers Local 701 made its 87-acre training facility available to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department for training.
More than 300 labor leaders, elected officials and others attended the annual awards event.
A contingent of 60 union women dressed as Rosie the Riveter was one of three union entries in this year’s Rose Festival parades.