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BAC Local 1 OR/WA/ID/MT Journeyworkers now have access to OSHA training online. 

As daylight hours increase during summer, so does business.  A great example is Construction.  As the number of projects grows, our workforce wants to complete as many as possible during these hour

The link to the original story featured in the Gresham Outlook and can be found here.

Cedar School receives zoning change, facelift

By: Teresa Carson  October 19, 2021

Brickwork restoration on historic building being done old-school by union craftspeople.

Now more than ever, it’s important to stop the spread of flu. The Masonry Welfare Trust offers flu shots at no cost at participating pharmacies.  Just show your Moda Prescription Drug card at the pharmacy and you can receive a shot at no cost to you.  Other vaccinations that are given at no cost include: Shingles, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), Pneumonia, Hepatitis A and B, Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Polio, Meningococcal and HPV (human papilloma virus).     

To:          BAC Local 1 OR/WA/ID/MT members

From:    Matt Eleazer

Date:     March 24, 2020

RE:          Oregon & Washington “Shelter-In-Place” Orders

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

You may have heard that yesterday, Oregon Governor Brown and Washington Governor Inslee both issued "Stay at Home" orders requiring "non-essential" businesses to close. You may also have heard that construction was exempted from Governor Brown’s order as an "essential" industry, and that some, but not all, construction work was exempted from Governor Inslee’s order.

TO: BAC Local 1 OR/WA/ID/MT members

From: Matt Eleazer

Date: March 16, 2020

RE: COVID-19 Virus

At this early stage of the pandemic in North America every segment of our economy is faced with balancing how to conduct business while also preserving the health and safety of our workers.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000.00

AWARDED TO: 

Two (2) applicants will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Graduating High School Senior or Currently Attending a College or University
  2.  Son or Daughter of an Oregon State Building Trades Member in Good Standing.
  3.  Short 200-300 word essay on your reasons for wishing to attend college and receive a higher education.  Include future career goals.

MAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS TO: