Profiles. Individual honors, successes, remembrances.
After 41 years as a labor educator and 14 years at the Oregon AFL-CIO, Barbara Byrd is retiring for real.
Graham Trainor, 38, and Christy O’Neill, 32, won the unanimous support of delegates at the Oregon AFL-CIO’s biennial convention.
Tapped for the job at a time of crisis, Tom Chamberlain helped reunify Oregon’s labor movement.
Every Saturday from April to September, Operating Engineers Local 701 member Cory Garrison races his red 1970 Monte Carlo at Sunset Speedway.
Hired by Oregon Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle, former top building trades lobbyist Sonia Ramirez began her new position July 8.
The focus and reflexes of a member of Local 757 may have saved lives in a near-miss last month.
In a career that spanned mines, mills, railroad carrier, oil fields, and an assembly line, his support for the union once nearly got him killed.
Barnes is the first union official to receive the Community Foundation’s exemplary citizenship award.
Washington’s top union leader, retiring soon, talks candidly about the highs and lows of his 40 years in the labor movement.
The award is presented annually to a Clark County resident who has modeled exemplary citizenship.