Results of union officer elections. Convention proceedings.
Local 290 rep Pat Christensen’s retirement left vacant leadership spots at the Metal Trades and union councils at PPS and City of Portland.
UFCW Local 555 has seen fast growth and contract and legislative breakthroughs, but fights lie ahead.
The new SMART Northwest Regional Council covers 9,500 members in five locals in seven states.
All positions were unopposed.
Local 483 represents over 1,000 workers who maintain roads, sewers and parks and staff rec facilities for Portland, Metro, Silverton, Mt. Angel, and PDX.
Drywall finishers in Oregon and Southwest Washington now have their own union local.
Local 125 represents electric utility workers, power line clearance tree trimmers, and workers who construct and maintain transmission lines and substations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Nevada.
Kaiser RN Jodi Barschow was elected to lead OFNHP at the head of a reform slate. Incumbent Adrienne Enghouse placed third.
The Oregon and Southern Idaho District Council of Laborers has a new leader and a new crew.
The 295 members of Local 23 build and maintain elevators, escalators, moving walkways, and dumbwaiters in Oregon and southwest Washington.