Brad Avakian

Building Trades back Governor Kate Brown for re-election

Building Trades union delegates also heard from Republicans Dennis Richardson and Greg Walden.

Common Sense Economics introduced at Labor Law Conference

The program illustrates why today’s economy isn’t working for working people.

Avakian, Starr spar at Oregon building trades gathering

Energy infrastructure was a flashpoint at the annual building trades convention.

Blueberry growers fined for minimum wage violations, but Avakian cries foul

Back pay and civil penalties total $240,000 for violating the rights of 1,100 workers.

Oregon AFL-CIO 52nd Convention

At a time when labor is under attack, delegates put aside differences to declare “We are one”

Top Dems debate, seeking Oregon AFL-CIO backing

Delegates debate but make no endorsement in Oregon's 1st Congressional District.

Avakian, Witt woo building trades unions

Building Trades unions meet on the Oregon coast to consider endorsements and set policy.