Labor headlines from the October 16, 1998, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Women of Steel
A dozen wives, daughters, and sisters of locked-out Colorado steel workers were arrested Oct. 5 after they chained themselves to Oregon Steel's Portland headquarters to protest the company's efforts to bust the union.

Machinists win back pay from Kuni BMW

Machinists win $23,000 in back pay for two mechanics at Kuni BMW who were trying to form a union at the Portland auto dealership when they were abruptly fired.

PCUN signs two more union contracts

Moon Ridge Farms in Beavercreek and Thomas Paine Farms in Philomath have signed first-time, one-year collective bargaining agreements with the Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers Union (PCUN).

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