Oregon Building and Construction Trades Council

2019 Oregon Building Trades Convention

About 175 delegates and guests heard about the national building trades fight with Trump, and resolved to hold future conventions biennially.

What’s at stake for working people in the 2019 Oregon Legislature

Majority Democrats have some big agenda items in the 2019 Oregon Legislature, including a carbon cap, renters rights, and revenue reform.

The new face of Oregon’s building trades

Robert Camarillo, the new leader of Oregon’s construction unions, is a 41-year-old first generation American with the heart of an organizer.

Industrial Athlete campaign to launch at Intel jobsite

The campaign will focus on improving health in the construction industry, which is disproportionately affected by heart disease and stroke.

Ironworker Robert Camarillo will head Oregon Building Trades

The council coordinates the state-level political efforts of 21 affiliated building trades unions.

Labor highlights from the 2017 Oregon Legislature

Lawmakers passed landmark labor laws, but dropped the ball on tax fairness and housing.

National building trades sees natural gas as ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to grow ranks

The annual Oregon building trades convention drew a who's who of the state's top elected officials

Port of Portland drops plan to develop West Hayden Island

Union leaders angered over loss of industrial land

Portland-based Boilermakers Local 500 consolidates with Local 242 in Spokane

The new local represents 550 construction boilermakers in Washington and Oregon