UA Local Union 290 is dedicated to protecting the health and welfare of those who live and work within our jurisdiction. Our mission is to perform all the tasks related to our trade with excellence and integrity, and to ensure that we provide a fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay. We are proud to serve the citizens throughout the state of Oregon and in those areas of Washington and California where our skills are required.
UA Local 290 is committed to providing all of its Members with a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. The Union does not discriminate against nor condone harassment of any Union Member based on the Members race, ethnicity, religion, skin color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, ancestry, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by law, or based on a Members protected activity under anti-discrimination statutes.
The Union reaffirms that it does not condone discrimination or harassment of its Members in any form, and will work diligently to protect its member from such discrimination or harassment.
This prohibition covers any discrimination or harassment in the workplace regardless of whether the discrimination or harassment is committed by a Superintendent, Senior General Foreman, General Foreman, Foreman, Journeyman, Apprentice, Steward, or Business Agent. To the extent possible, the Union also will work to prevent such discrimination or harassment directed against its members from those unaffiliated with the Union.
UA Local 290 and its membership [union] does not discriminate against any person and/or unlawfully discriminate against any person on any basis prohibited by Federal, State, UA, or other applicable laws including without limitation, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy, or marital status. This commitment covers all, services, policies, and procedures of the union, including membership, and employment.