Labor headlines from the January 1, 1999, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Corvallis bus drivers closer to walking out
Union challenges Laidlaw Transit to submit to binding arbitration

Oregon AFL-CIO eyes assessment to fight 'right-to-work' jab at labor

AFL-CIO Executive Board wants to prepare to fight Sizemore ballot measures

'Union' grocers opening new stores non-union

Since the 1994 strike by United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 at Fred Meyer in Portland and Vancouver, the major unionized food retailers have embarked on an aggressive campaign to open all new locations non-union.

Oregon AFL-CIO won't talk to ABC

The Oregon AFL-CIO will not talk to reporters from the ABC-affiliated television stations in Oregon because nationally, Disney-owned ABC has locked out technicians and other off-camera personnel.

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