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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

From the desk of the President

Greetings Local 1 Members!  It’s hard to believe the year 2020 is upon us and we are already over a month into it.  As we begin a new decade and a new chapter for our Local, we have a lot to reflect on and be grateful for. 

The following is a press release by the IUBAC.  It can be found here.

Statement by International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers President James Boland on the 90-Day Delay of OSHA’s Silica Standard

Ben Wall, a 90 percent apprentice, took first place, and will represent Bricklayers Local 1 at regionals in bricklaying.

Oregon's minimum wage will increase in three geographic regions over the next six years  starting on July 1, 2016. Here's what you need to know. 

Under the Ross Island Bridge on Feb. 8, a painter working for nonunion Abhe & Svoboda plummeted 40 feet and landed on a co-worker, his own son, putting both in the hospital with serious injuries. Oregon-OSHA is investigating the accident and will produce a report in the next six months. But co-worker Omar Rubi says he has a pretty good idea what happened.

Why are "Right to Work" laws so wrong?  Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor explains.