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Kirstie Reeves, 60% Brick Apprentice, was featured in the NW Labor Press article regarding Women in Trades.  Below is the excerpt:

AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP: $1,000.00

AWARDED TO:

  1.  Deserving Graduating High School Senior
  2.  Deserving Apprentice enrolled in the Oregon & SW Washington Mason Trades Apprenticeship program

QUALIFICATIONS:

BAC U.S. Members:

The U.S. Bates Scholarship program is accepting applications for the 2019 competition. Every year the program selects three students to receive a stipend of $2,500 per year for up to four years.

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.