Profiles. Individual honors, successes, remembrances.
Oregon Working Families Party state director Karly Edwards is leaving to work for the Oregon Nurses Association.
SEIU organizing director Will Layng will lead Portland Jobs With Justice. Martin Taylor returns to lead Oregon Nurses Association.
Oregon governor populates boards with labor figures; D Pei Wu departs Portland JwJ
Tischer, 54, retired Jan. 1 after 19 years as a leader in Locals 320 and 737.
Business agent Geoff Kossak was appointed by the Executive Board to complete Hinsley’s unexpired term as business manager.
She succeeds Vickie Burns, who retired in January.
Journeyman mason Maurice “Mo” Starks, a member of Local 555, was killed in a roll-over car crash on I-405 in Portland.
The former Local 114 business agent has a long history as a union worker and activist.
LCSA is a labor-affiliated non-profit charity sponsored by United Way.
Topics: flying union, airline consolidation, union unity and why there’ve been no strikes lately.