Labor headlines from the October 15, 1999, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

World Trade Organization: Labor coalition begins mobilization for Seattle 'Street Heat'
With less than seven weeks to go before a momentous international trade summit in Seattle, the offices of the Washington State Labor Council and King County Labor Council have become headquarters for an enormous international union mobilization.

New leader at HERE Local 9 ambitious to organize Portland

Jeff Richardson, 39, has been elected financial secretary-treasurer of the union.

Committees, political action outlined by Oregon 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.

Labor works together to pass Corvallis bus operators initiative

On Sept. 21, Corvallis voters gave city bus operators a $3 to $4 an hour raise.

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