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Key Resource Links

The following are links that will take you to the websites of labor and construction organizations and government agencies that Local 701has ongoing involvement with.  Click on the organization’s name to link to their website.

IUOE:  International Union of Operating Engineers

Local 701 is part of the International Union of Operating Engineers that represents our members throughout North America.  The IUOE website has many resources for our members.

AFL-CIO:  The American Federation of Labor & the Congress of Industrial Organizations

The AFL-CIO is a democratic, voluntary federation of 57 national and international unions that represent over 12 million working people.  IUOU is a member.

Oregon AFL-CIO:  The Oregon affiliate of the national AFL-CIO

Click here for Oregon specific information about AFL-CIO including policies, politics and union activities.  Local 701 is a member of the organization. This site has local resources for union members.

AGC Oregon:  The Associated General Contractors – Oregon Columbia Chapter

The AGC is a trade association representing general construction contractors.  Union contractors who belong to AGC participate in the Contract Administration Fund (CAF) which is used to promote and assist programs of industry education, training, negotiation, and administration of the collective bargaining agreements. The CAF consists of a cents per-hour contribution made by Union Contractors signatory to the Five-Craft Agreements of AGC: Carpenters, Laborers (both Oregon and Southwest Washington), Cement Masons, Operating Engineers, and Teamsters.

NCCCO:  The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators

NCCCO is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop effective performance standards for safe crane operation and to assist all segments of general industry and construction.

BOLI:  The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

BOLI protects employment rights, advance employment opportunities, and ensures access to housing and public accommodations free from discrimination.

OSHA:  The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Oregon OSHA’s mission is to assure the safety and health of workers by:  setting and enforcing safety standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships with employers; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.

NW Labor Press:  Newspaper covering issues relating to organized labor in the Pacific Northwest

The Labor Press exclusively covers news and issues about and affecting organized labor in the Pacific Northwest.  Their website carries an online version of the newspaper, in- depth stories on key issues, updates on labor events, and archives of past articles.  Site also has links to other labor movement news sources.

NCA: National Construction Alliance

The Operating Engineers and the Carpenters Union have a unified voice to address the needs of the construction industry.  The Affiliated Unions of the NCA, in concert with our contractors, adopted a new approach and now share a unified position – to ensure the success of our contractors, and supply the best trained, safest and most productive workforce in the world.