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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