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Work right now is plentiful, and journeymen earn $38.35 an hour, plus $16.82 an hour for fringe benefits.
Female apprentice Suzanne Young of Local 49 took first place in 7th annual West Coast Roofers Apprenticeship Competition.
Working people must learn from history if they want to rebuild the labor movement and take the country back.
Nationally, women have never accounted for more than 3 percent of building trades workers. We asked three women building trades workers to share their stories.
Over 200 rank-and-file union activists took part in Portland’s third biennial Labor Notes “Troublemakers School.”
Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 held its annual apprenticeship contest April 1 at its training center in Northeast Portland.
Thirty-five apprentices from 11 locals took part in the competition, which had been on hiatus since 2012.
Since October, a new union speakers campaign has visited more than a dozen local high school and college classes.
The Portland training center added classrooms, offices, and support space to what was a one-room warehouse.
Given the prevalence of unconscious racial preferences, just outlawing racial discrimination isn’t going to be enough.