Apprenticeship Opportunities – Request an Application


 We will no longer be accepting requests for applications as we are past the deadline. Applications are in the mail and must be completed and returned by November 5th. OREGON SW-WASHINGTON ELEVATOR INDUSTRY JATC MA#1047 ELEVATOR MECHANIC APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES Elevator installers and repairers-also called elevator constructors or elevator mechanics-assemble, install, maintain and replace elevators, escalators, […]

Safety Comes First!


Brothers and Sisters, This week is the AFL-CIO’s National Stand Down Week, Preventing Falls in Construction, Monday June 2nd thru Friday June 6th. The attached information should be copied and made available to members at Union meetings and forwarded to them with this e-mail. Injuries and fatalities due to improper use and non-use of Fall […]

Who is Union?


Economic change and stability in the Pacific Northwest has been a roller coaster to say the least. In my short career I have seen our industry change dramatically.  From a technology standpoint we have moved into an era of unforeseen possibilities.  From a manufacturing standpoint I think its safe to say “Value Engineering” has become […]

Welcome Aboard


Welcome to the newly updated IUEC Local 23 web page.   I am honored to be recently elected to serve our membership as we move our local forward.  Please feel free to contact me with any ideas you may have for our new web site.  My goal is to have a member driven site that fulfills […]

Big Changes in our Digital Future

New WebSite

First things first, I would like to take a minute and give Retired Brother and former Business Agent Mike Bodendorfer and his lovely wife Susan Bodendorfer a BIG Thank You! Mike & Susan brought Local 23 into the modern world. Susan graciously built and maintained our Local’s Site, and Mike introduced us to the power […]