Central Oregon Carpenters Local Union 271

News & Announcements

Mental Health in the Construction Industry

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and while suicide prevention is important to address year-round, this month is dedicated to sharing resources and stories to shed light on this uncomfortable and often stigmatized topic. For many, myself included, mental health and suicide are difficult subjects to acknowledge, let alone talk about. There is a genuine […]

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Election Results for Officer Elections

  A big thank you to everyone who came out this past weekend to vote in our local election. An additional thank you and Congratulations to our new Executive Board! The membership of Local 271 thanks you for stepping up into a leadership position with your local. The term for officers in the local is […]

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General Convention 2020 Election Results

  On April 24, 2020 at 5pm the Election committee met at the hall in Eugene and counted ballots for the 42nd General Convention which is scheduled to be held on August 24, 2020. The results of that election are as follows. Delegates selected to attend the convention: Jeff Harms Brian Lemke Jeff Kihn Garth […]

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A Message from our President Sam Murillo-Covid-19

Local 271 President, Sam Murillo discusses information related to the coronavirus, COVID-19, and other news important to members.

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Tool Raffle Winner!

Congratulations Harry Seery! Harry won the  Makita drill kit at our February Business Meeting. At every Local 271 Business Meeting we give away a new tool. Come to the next meeting on March 12th at 5pm and enter the raffle to win!

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Celebrating 2020 Prevailing Wage Wins in Oregon

The NW Carpenters won a substantial victory by defending prevailing wage across multiple counties in Oregon for 2020. The Davis-Bacon Act, put into effect during the Great Depression in response to complaints about cheap labor replacing skilled workers, makes prevailing wage a requirement for any contractor looking to bid on public work jobs. A common […]

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