News

Oregon's minimum wage will increase in three geographic regions over the next six years  starting on July 1, 2016.

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIPs:  Two $1,000 scholarships awarded

QUALIFICATIONS:

Amount of Scholarship: $1,000.00

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduating High School Senior
  2. Son or Daughter of Union Building Trades Member
  3. Minimum 500 word essay on why this scholarship is important to you

RETURN TO:

WASHINGTON STATE BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL
Columbia St SW #107
Olympia, WA 98501
360-357-6778 phone
360-357-6783 fax

DEADLINE DATE:  June 30, 2017

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.

Starting June 23, American workers will have the right to a workplace where they don’t have to breathe tiny particles of glass that cut their lungs.