Labor headlines from the January 5, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
West's rising power bills costing
thousands of union jobs
- In recent months, more than 4,000 industrial workers in the Northwest have lost good-paying union jobs because of a severe energy price crisis in the Western United States.
$1.5 million gift will help LERC
establish job safety programs
- SAIF Corp. is giving LERC the money to develop workplace safety and training programs for union workers.
Former Precision Castparts worker
gets $100k to leave
- In November, Maloney received $100,000 minus taxes from Portland-based Precision Castparts, in a settlement arranged by the National Labor Relations Board.
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