Oregon Tradeswomen

Oregon Tradeswomen reaches agreement

Overcoming a rocky start, Oregon Tradeswomen reached agreement with Machinists Local Lodge 63 on a first union contract.

Trouble at Oregon Tradeswomen

The pre-apprenticeship nonprofit is hemorrhaging board members and staff and may be losing favor with local unions.

Oregon Tradeswomen recognizes staff union

They help women get into rewarding union careers. Now, they'll will be union members too, affiliating with Machinists District Lodge W24.

Another class of tradeswomen, ready to start

The most recent group of Oregon Tradeswomen pre-apprentices graduated Sept. 22, and another class begins Oct. 18.

Bonamici touts apprenticeship win in new law

Clean energy projects taking advantage of tax credits will have to pay prevailing wage and employ apprentices.

Grant from Google to support women in the trades

Oregon Tradeswomen, the nonprofit that supports women entering the building trades, received $150,000 in grant funding from Google.

Stories of women in the trades to be presented on stage

The play is based on in-depth interviews with 15 African-American tradeswomen from around the U.S.