Northwest Oregon Labor Council


The Northwest Oregon Labor Council has joined the grassroots Universal Preschool NOW coalition fighting to win free preschool for every child and a fair wage to every preschool worker — including b

Results of the Northwest Oregon Labor Council Endorsements:

Ted Wheeler, Portland Mayor, Probably a runoff
Carmen Rubio, City Council, Position 1 ✔️

Take Action

Working people are desperate for our leaders to put partisanship aside and do what is right for our health, our economy and our country. Tell your Senator to support the HEROES Act (H.R. 6800) and provide the relief working families need.

The labor movement is working nonstop to ensure workers devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic receive the protections and support needed during this challenging time. Get involved and make sure the needs of working people are heard.

Recent News

The Grocery Industry has never been more challenged than this coronavirus pandemic outbreak. UFCW 555 members are meeting the challenge, however with massive sales increases they cannot do it alone.  With many unionized industries shutting down and laying off members and Safeway and Albertsons in our region currently in need of "temporary workers" this may be an opportunity for a win-win.  They’re looking for a couple thousand people.

March 8, 2020 – Daylight Saving Time Starts (spring forward)

Sunday, March 8, 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward

In the attachments;

  1. Around the State from the Oregon Employment Department
  2. Tentative Agenda for the NOLC Executive Board meeting

Update regarding the Corona Virus in Oregon:

In the attachments;

  • Around the State from the Oregon Employment Department
  • Tentative Agenda for the NOLC Executive Board meeting



Thank you IATSE for bringing this information forward!

First to close, last to reopen, independent venues face permanent closure if there is no direct relief from the government. Unlike other industries, VENUES aren’t receiving any assistance to assure survival (the PPP is not applicable to most of your favorite venue’s needs). 



2020 Census

A complete and accurate count in the 2020 census is vital

for working families in every corner of our country.  This

information, required every 10 years by the U.S.

Constitution, is used for some of the most important

decision-making that affects working people, not only

at the federal level, but also at the state and local

levels of government.

If you haven't already, please go to the link below

and fill our your 2020 Census!


Northwest Oregon Labor Council holds monthly Council Meetings every fourth Monday at 7:00pm.

These meetings are held at the IBEW Local 48 Union Hall at 15937 NE Airport Way, Portland, Oregon 97230.

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