IBEW Local 280

IBEW Local 280 offers $1,000 bounty for new members

So far the incentive program has paid out $198,000 to about 81 union members and the 116 new recruits they referred.

Amazon shuts out union workers in Woodburn

Local building trade unions have been picketing the colossal construction site to protest out-of-state contractors and subpar wages.

Lindsey re-elected to third term as IBEW Local 280 business manager 

Drew Lindsey outpolled challenger Mark Crenshaw to lead IBEW Local 280 in Central Oregon. Membership neared a record 1,800 in December.

Oregon union members are stepping up to run for office

Rachel Prusak, Mike Ellison, and Christy Inskip are just three of the Oregon union members who are making first-time runs for office this year.

Incumbent Drew Lindsey outpolls Tim Frew to head IBEW Local 280

Electrical work is booming in Local 280’s jurisdiction, and the local hit a membership record of 1,300 in May.

Norman Malbin, 1949-2017

As longtime attorney at IBEW Local 48, he used his knowledge of the law to help union members and working people.

Women in the Trades

Nationally, women have never accounted for more than 3 percent of building trades workers. We asked three women building trades workers to share their stories.

Frew takes helm of Oregon Building Trades Council

The IBEW leader has job shadowed retiring John Mohlis since February.

Drew Lindsey outpolls Tim Frew to head IBEW Local 280

Local 280 represents 1,100 electricians in Central Oregon and the Southern Willamette Valley.

IBEW attorney Norm Malbin rests his case

Malbin policed an industry, trained hundreds in labor law, and helped members with legal problems

Construction workers building ‘the cloud’ in Central Oregon

Oregon east of the Cascades is becoming one of the world’s prime locations for data centers.

Tim Frew reelected at IBEW 280

Local still suffering nearly 30 percent unemployment

‘Spirit of Giving’ for furry friends

IBEW Local 280 raises money for animal shelters.