Boilermakers Local 242

Locals snubbed for nuclear work

Almost 50 union boilermakers in Washington are losing work because managers at a nuclear energy facility hired an out-of-state contractor. 

Boilermakers Local 242 elect new business manager

Local 242 represents workers in Oregon, Eastern Washington and Idaho who build and maintain boilers, tanks, and pressure vessels.

Portland-based Boilermakers Local 500 consolidates with Local 242 in Spokane

The new local represents 550 construction boilermakers in Washington and Oregon