*Action Alert* NABTU and State Councils across the country are saying “NO” to a proposed U.S. Labor Dept. rule on Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPS)

Please share your opposition with a formal comment at the link below!

Some main points on the rule: this rule would flood the construction industry with unskilled, low-wage workers that would be classified as registered apprentices under this program. These workers/apprentices would not have to adhere to any of the federal registered apprenticeship codes, such as EEO, wages, quality control, and reporting. The purpose of this proposal is to obliterate our apprenticeship programs.

Oregon State Building Trades Convention & Golf Tournament

The Oregon State Building Trades Convention and golf tournament will be held in Hood River from September 11 to 13.

2019 Scholarship Application
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Oregon Tradeswomen is offering our Trades & Apprenticeship Career Class (TACC) in Redmond. TACC is a free, Bureau of Labor and Industries state-certified, pre-apprenticeship training program for self-identified women interested in pursuing a career in the construction trades.


Sadly we lost two Iron Workers due to a job site accident in Seattle, two civilians were lost as well. To assist the Brothers’ families during this tragedy we have set up a donation form.

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