The Telephone Town Hall Tentative Agreement explanation and electronic vote process for the AGC/GCCA Agreements experienced a high number of unforeseen technical difficulties. The Contract Administration Department has heard a number of concerns from members of calls being dropped, unable to connect, or not being… Read More
Attached is the list of all candidates that have been endorsed by various Carpenter Locals and the Regional Council. By now you should have received your ballot. Please make your voice heard and vote! OR Endorsements 5-13-16 Chinese kiteskites kites for salekites for kids
The $7.5 billion Jordan Cove LNG facility in Coos Bay, OR hit a setback on March 11, 2016 when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) denied the applications of Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline (“Pacific Connector”). Specifically, the FERC stated that the public… Read More
Thanks to the hard work of active UBC members, an amendment to the City of Portland noise ordinance which would have severely and negatively impacted pile driving within city limits, was defeated last night. Complaints from residents in Portland’s Pearl District prompted a city task… Read More
The PNWRCC Delegates were treated to a short talk on the wood framing industry. Durning the presentation 15 new UBC members were introduced and met with a standing ovation from the delegation. These wood framers spent the morning discussing the industry in which they came… Read More
Join Unions, community groups, and other concerned citizens to say “NO! To Fast Track, and NO! To the TPP”. Senator Ron Wyden (OR) is working on a bi-partisan proposal to push “Fast Track” which has been used in the past to speed corporate trade agreements… Read More
The Savage v. Tweedy lawsuit has been settled. Anyone interested can see below for the official statement from the Council which tells the story of how we got there. Also included is the Settlement itself.
Please see the attached for important information regarding upcoming changes to the Oregon & SW Washington Health and Welfare plans. This is the same information that was mailed to all effected members recently.