Columbia-Pacific Building and Construction Trades Council

New Multnomah County Courthouse: Built by union labor

The four-year, $324.5 million project both set and met goals for the participation of women and minority workers and contractors.

Building Trades Council joins group challenging Portland’s ban on new fossil fuel terminals

The yet-to-be-named coalition is preparing to file a petition for review with the Land Use Board of Appeals.

Union pension fund invests in new urban office campus in NW Portland

The 300,000-square-foot urban office development is expected to be completed in late 2017.

Unions champion Longview coal export terminal

Officers of construction and industrial unions turned out Oct. 24 to support a controversial coal export terminal proposed for a former industrial site in Longview.

Pension funds put union members to work in Lake Oswego

It’s a $103 million re-do of the Wizer Block, once home to unionized Wizer’s Oswego Foods.

Bricklayer Matt Eleazer featured in episode of Brotherhood Outdoors

A fishing expedition with the Bricklayers president will air on the Sportsman Channel

Building Trades leader Willy Myers tapped for Portland Development Commission

Mayor Charlie Hales appoints Myers to succeed John Mohlis of the State Building Trades Council

Cowlitz Tribe casino will be union built

The project has been held up in court by challenges from the City of Vancouver and Clark County

Propane terminal owner commits to build with union labor

The $500 million project at the Port of Portland would also mean up to 40 permanent jobs

Willy Myers re-elected to lead Columbia Pacific BCTC

All candidates were unopposed

Columbia Pacific Building Trades announces political endorsements

The group includes 28 construction union locals that represent about 20,000 workers

Labor groups oppose Tigard ballot measure targeting high-capacity transit

At stake is a massive construction project that would employ union labor

Sheet Metal rep to head building trades council

Willy Myers succeeds Jodi Guetzloe Parker, who resigned mid-term.

All labor-backed candidates for Vancouver City Council win

Genetic food labeling initiative I-522 fails

As Clark County looks at charter change, union members run for ‘freeholder’

Four unionists are among 110 vying for 15 spots as charter “freeholders” in the Nov. 5 election

All signs point to a union-built convention center hotel

Metro's "statement of principles" asks the developer to use union workers

Kinder Morgan scraps plans for coal export plant at Port Westward

The turning point was PGE's rejection, citing potential coal dust impact on its natural gas plants

Sick leave mandate causes concern among building trades unions

Union leaders say it could get tricky in a high-wage, short-term industry like construction

Breakthrough: City of Portland commits to build union, and use minority workers and contractors

New “community benefits agreement” uses public construction spending as a public policy tool

Columbia-Pacific Building Trades makes endorsements in local races

The trades back Mary Nolan for Portland City Council and Dave Hunt for Clackamas County Chair.