Labor headlines from the October 20, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Shipyard workers reject proposals

Shipyard workers resoundingly rejected proposals presented by Cascade and Mar Com.

Painters District Council 5 helps Hispanic workers collect back pay

Painters District Council 5 has helped 30 non-union Hispanic drywall tapers and hangers at AB Interiors of Tualatin collect more than $20,000 in wages they were owed for work on four different jobs in Oregon and southwest Washington.

AFL-CIO supports three ballot measures: 6, 94 & 99

Five ballot measures - 92, 98, 91, 93, and 8 - are getting most of labor's attention, but there are other measures the Oregon AFL-CIO is opposing, and a handful its supporting as well.

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