Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 290

Biden cabinet official drops by UA Local 290

U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su visited Oregon for a whirlwind two-day tour of training programs Feb. 22-23.

Portland Public Schools is skimping on maintenance

A new report paid for by the district confirms what union tradespeople who maintain schools have been saying for years.

Apprentice competitions return

In their first competition in two years, UA Local 290 apprentices showed demonstrated their fitting, plumbing, welding and HVAC skills.

Lou Christian re-elected as business manager of UA Local 290

Work is booming in Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 290, drawing over 700 travelers from other locals to meet demand.

Vigor shipyard workers vote to authorize strike

Tired of being disrespected, shipyard workers are demanding a family-friendly work week.

At Local 290, retirees get strong union support to stay healthy

The Plumbers and Steamfitters retirees get a $575 incentive payment to attend wellness classes.

After DCTU says no to privatization, City of Portland declares impasse

City's declaration that bargaining is done sets timeline for strike as soon as Feb. 12