Labor headlines from the October 1, 1999, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Organizing a top priority for
- Newly-elected president of Oregon AFL-CIO says labor is ready for the challenge
Per-cap increase will fund campaigns
to fight Sizemore's anti-union initiatives
- A special per-capita tax assessment to fight "right-to-work (for less)" and other union-busting political activities was approved by delegates at the 44th annual convention of the Oregon AFL-CIO.
Resolutions map out AFL-CIO
- Nearly three dozen resolutions were passed at the 44th annual convention of the Oregon AFL-CIO, many of them outlining political action labor will take in 2000.
Leonard says time might be ripe
for Democratic Labor Party
- State Representative Randy Leonard, former president of Portland Fire Fighters Local 43, suggested that now might be the time to form a Democratic Labor Party.
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