Results of union officer elections. Convention proceedings.
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.
Challenger Jason Fussell outpolled incumbent Joe Bowers, becoming business manager effective Jan. 2.
The union is leaving the recently-formed Alliance of Health Care Unions as of Jan. 1
All ran unopposed for new four-year terms. Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle will officiate at a ceremonial swearing-in at the labor council’s Jan. 27 meeting.
Portland Jobs With Justice organizer A.J. Mendoza is the new president of the 635-member local.
BAC Local 1 Oregon now covers workers in Idaho, Montana, and portions of Washington.