Operating Engineers 701

Still no deal after Local 701 ends strike at Corvallis landfill

Mechanics who maintain equipment at the Coffin Butte Landfill in Corvallis ended their strike Nov. 13 after two months on the picket line.

The skill to save a life

A union crane operator earns a police commendation for keeping cool when it mattered.

A place to call their own

At their massive training center in Canby, operating engineers are skilling up and readying the next generation.

Cities look at banning natural gas

A handful of unions say prohibiting natural gas in new construction is bad for workers, for energy diversity and for cost.