Profiles. Individual honors, successes, remembrances.
Edwards, 64, was IBEW’s first black business manager
The top labor leader is a native Oregonian.
The former graduate teaching fellow has 13 years in the labor movement
Lansing, 62, is the first from Local 114 to serve the union’s national Executive Board
The longtime AFT leader helped bring down perennial union foe Bill Sizemore.
Her replacement is Karly Edwards, a longtime UNITE HERE organizer.
The member-owned co-op serves 20,000 in Salem and Keizer.
Longtime union political staffer will work full-time at the state Workers Compensation Board.
Blay greeted a generation of members of Floor Coverers Local 1236 and Glass Workers Local 740.
Sheet metal detailers do complicated, behind-the-walls building systems.