Employment. Labor market.
Westmoreland Union Manor celebrated its 50th anniversary with a grand re-opening after a $45 million remodel.
The $680 million project, backed by 15 labor unions and/or councils, would create 1,000 union construction jobs under a project labor agreement.
At PSU, Salt and Straw ice cream and Stumptown Coffee will be served by AFSCME members.
And likely union operated, as Hyatt signs a neutrality agreement with UNITE HERE Local 8
Job cuts are causing longer lines and delay of mail delivery.
The $510 million casino resort was union-built — and completed on time and under budget — under a project labor agreement between the Cowlitz Tribe and the Columbia Pacific Building Trades Council.
Commitment to training sets these workers apart from their competition.
If approved, the $75 million bond would be the first new bond passed for the college since 1974.
A loss in state education funding could spell layoffs next year for more than a hundred union members who work at Portland Public Schools.
Building trades officials say City of Portland managers want to bypass a union-backed agreement that provides more opportunities for women and minority construction workers.