Results of union officer elections. Convention proceedings.
Tischer defeated challenger Robert Prominski by a wide margin.
The state association coordinates politics and education for about 3,300 urban letter carriers in locals around the state.
Mike Richards was re-elected by acclamation to a third term as head of Office and Professional Employees Local 11.
At Oregon AFSCME’s convention, delegates approved a new media fund and a strengthened political fund.
Mike Bodendorfer defeated three others to succeed Frank Regalado as business representative.
Debbie Hussey, a union steward at Portland’s 911 call center, outpolled fellow state board member Carol Justice.
UBC created four new super-locals of general carpenters, millwrights, pile drivers, and drywall carpenters.
Kevin Jensen was sworn in Jan. 6 to a third term.
At 43, she’s one of America’s youngest national union leaders.
A new group, 6,000-member International Association of Machinists District W24, is born of merger.