IBEW 48: More diverse than it used to be

Mar 1, 2016

A new online video by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) calls attention to diversity in Portland-headquartered Local 48. Local 48 was an all-white all-male union until 1941, but today, about one in five are

How to tell summer is here: It’s union picnic season

Jul 1, 2011

This year in the Portland area, union picnic season gets under way next weekend, continues throughout the summer, culminates Labor Day with the area’s biggest union picnic (the Northwest Oregon Labor Council picnic at Oaks Park), and wraps up the weekend after that for several unions.