Profiles. Individual honors, successes, remembrances.

CWA member retires after 44 years in printing trades

Oct 1, 2010

Bonnie Kelsch, a member of Communications Workers of America Local 7901, retired Sept. 16 after 44 years in the printing trades. Her retirement was celebrated with a reception at Oregon Catholic Press, where she has worked the last 21 years.

Union electrician runs for Oregon House

Oct 1, 2010

In suburban South Salem, career union electrician Claudia Kyle is making an energetic run for state representative. Kyle, a Democrat, is challenging two-term incumbent Republican Kevin Cameron, owner of a 12-location restaurant chain, Cafe Today. Kyle is a licensed electrician and a 31-year member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Lobbyist for Labor

Mar 2, 2007

Decades defending workers at the Oregon Legislature have earned Mary Botkin an outsized reputation

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