Profiles. Individual honors, successes, remembrances.
Union leaders hoped the board would hire a change agent from outside to take the transit agency in a different direction.
Deirdre Mackey was a program coordinator and financial specialist at American Federation of Teachers-Oregon.
Bader is a longtime member of Portland-based Bricklayers & Allied Crafts Local 1.
Brian Rudiger will remain until a successor is appointed.
The longtime recording secretary has missed only two union meetings in over 55 years.
Oregon AFSCME’s new executive director talks about growing up union, about the threat of a pending Supreme Court case, and about what gives her hope.
Kear helped reform the local Machinists union, and persuaded Daimler not to close its Portland truck plant.
Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. names Kelly Kupcak to succeed Connie Ashbrook. Barbara Byrd retires from UO LERC.
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.