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.
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.
More than $128,000 has been donated to the families of two ironworkers killed in an April 27 tower crane collapse in downtown Seattle.
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.