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Cement Masons Local 555 and Plasterers Local 82 recognized longtime members and graduating apprentices at their annual holiday dinner Dec. 2.
With the recent unionization of dancers at the Oregon Ballet Theatre, their shows are now executed by an all-union workforce.
The $1 million a year university extension program helps unions with training and research.
Dolores will screen in Portland and Eugene, and will air on OPB in February.
Pavel Kovalenko and Michael Kitt took second place.
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.”