Labor's Community Service Agency

How to get unemployment benefits while you’re still employed

Up to 10,000 Portland-area workers are getting paid more while working less thanks to a layoff prevention program.

Who won the Presents From Partners’ Toy Challenge? The results are in

Five unions competed for bragging rights in the annual Presents from Partners Toy Challenge.

Unions come together to put on massive holiday party for families experiencing hard times

The annual labor of love has become a highlight of the union calendar at holiday season.

ATU Local 757 picnic raffle raises $965 for Labor’s Community Services Agency

The money was raised in a 50/50 drawing the union held at its annual picnic at Blue Lake Park last month.

Labor Appreciation Night raises $13,000 for community service

More than 300 labor leaders, elected officials and others attended the annual awards event.

Shutting down the shutdown

In the end, it was action by aviation workers that led Trump to end the shutdown.

Federal workers are bearing the burden of the Trump shutdown

With the partial government shutdown in its third week, an estimated 800,000 federal employees are having to cope with missing paychecks.

Thank you labor, and labor allies, for caring about our community

The 2018 Presents From Partners event: Thousands of toys, 170 union volunteers, and 650 children.

Presents From Partners’ Toy Challenge: The results are in!

IBEW Local 48 led the pack among unions donating to the this year's toy drive.

Bikes for kids, with the help of longshore workers and Boeing Machinists

Boeing Machinist volunteers assembled 80 bikes for the children of unemployed union members.

Having a Blast: Labor raises funds for charity at Hot August Clay Shoot

The fundraiser raised $3,000 for Labor’s Community Service Agency and Sunrise Dental’s Sunrise for Children

How to get single parents into the trades: Childcare

A pilot project will provide child care stipends to low-income single parents who want to enroll in pre-apprenticeship programs.

Glenn Shuck, 1936-2018

The former Steelworkers Local 3010 president spent 25 years Labor's Community Service Agency.

Norman Malbin’s work lives on

Malbin died in October at the age of 68, but the labor law conference he began 22 years ago continues under the leadership of labor lawyer John Bishop and his law partner Noah Barish.

Union members at Franz Bakery support MLK day of service.

Staffed by union volunteers, a Franz Bakery truck served free grilled cheese sandwiches at O'Bryant Square in downtown Portland.

Presents from Partners: Multiple unions come together for a ‘Labor of Love’

Some 350 kids and 200 parents got a hot meal, a visit with Santa Claus, gifts, and groceries.

BULL Session delivers $317,000 in aid to six children’s charities, LCSA

The money was raised at the 27th annual BULL Session golf tournament and auction in September.

Presents From Partners’ Toy Challenge: The results are in!

The annual drive brings in donations of toys for the children of union members who are out of work or in need.

Oregon Federation of Nurses issues challenge to other unions in toy drive

The 21st annual toy drive is for families of unemployed union members and those facing temporary hardships.

Eryn Byram new executive director of Labor’s Community Services

She succeeds Vickie Burns, who retired in January.