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Oregon AFL-CIO takes more political action for ‘14

State labor federation says vote “yes” on drivers card law

Wyden labor liaison Smith Warner headed to Oregon Legislature

Smith Warner was well known in labor circles prior to joining Sen. Wyden’s staff in March 2009.

Machinists to vote on second Boeing offer

The Puget Sound Machinists District is urging members to reject the concessionary offer

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Judge strikes down SeaTac’s $15 minimum wage — for airport workers

The ballot measure still goes into effect for hotel workers

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IBEW Local 48’s Keith Edwards retires after 44-year career

Edwards, 64, was IBEW’s first black business manager


National Labor College in Silver Spring, Md., will close in April

Construction debt burdened the school, to which the AFL-CIO has been contributing $5 million a year

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Oregon AFL-CIO hires Nafisah Ula to bolster union organizing

The campaign researcher comes to the state federation from the national AFL-CIO


Working America signing up workers for health insurance

Enrollees also become members of Working America.

Operating Engineers rejoin Building Trades Department

Eight years after leaving, Engineers back in AFL-CIO Building Trades Department

The year 2013 in Labor

For local labor, it was a year of legislative gains, and contract frustrations

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