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Please click here for the EMERGENCY AMENDMENT to our Hiring Hall Rules,

effective March 23, 2020.

Please continue to check the COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES page on our website (click here to be redirected)  and follow our Local 48 Facebook page.

Due to the circumstances surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 Local 48 will be closing its business office effective Monday, March 23, 2020. Local 48 staff will still be dispatching members as outlined in the Emergency Amendment to the Hiring Hall Rules. If you feel that you need in person assistance, please call 503-256-4848.  Basic dues may be paid by phone, online or mail. The Local’s staff will continue to serve our membership via phone and e-mail during this difficult time. You can find all staff phone numbers and e-mails under the Leadership Tab of this website. 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) UPDATES

With the recent outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) I want to communicate to you all as members that we at the Local 48 Business Office are keeping a close eye on the situation and working with NECA to ensure a swift and proper response, to all current situations. I do urge you to be prepared as the climate continues to change daily. Below you will find several links to different resources and updated local information. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide any information relevant to you and our Local.

- Business Manager, Garth Bachman

March 30, 2020

Question & Answer - National Disease Emergency Response Agreement (NDERA) - 2nd Round

A note from Harrison DFWP... Pre-Employment Drug Testing Sites (Please note random testing is still suspended at this time)

NABTU - Contractor Screening of Construction Workers

NABTU - CPWR Guidance on COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Signed Letter Agreement - City of Portland and DCTU Re: COVID-19

Governor Jay Inslee Memorandum Construction Guidance 03.25.20

Washington State Rules for Unemployment

Harrison Participant Website - NEW registration process

Harrison Health SMM COVID-19 - Telemedicine Effective 03.23.20

March 23, 2020

Emergency Amendment to Our Hiring Hall Rules

Letter from Business Manager, Garth Bachman

Oregon Governor Executive Order March 23, 2020

Employment Department Temporary Rules for Unemployment Insurance Benefits Flexibility

March 19, 2020


Oregon Columbia,NECA/IBEW Local 48 Joint Statement on COVID-19

Harrison Policy in regards to Coronavirus - INCLUDES Temporary Wage Replacement 

Update to Oregon Employment Department

Washington State Update Coronavirus Response

COVID-19 Prevention Guidlines for Construction Trades

March 18, 2020

National Disease Emergency Response Agreement eff. 03.16.2020

Training Center Closure 03/19/2020 - 06/19/2020 - FAQ

March 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update from Harrison Electrical Workers Trust

All Meeting Cancellations - March 2020

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