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Labor headlines from the November 15, 2002, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Labor helps elect new governor, raise wages
The union vote produced the margin of victory in the race for governor and the passage of the minimum wage initiative.

Ehrenreich urges Central Oregon unions, activists to build economic justice movement

National Writers Union member Barbara Ehrenreich urged an audience of 800 to build a local movement for economic justice in remarks at Central Oregon Community College Oct. 26.

Oregon attorney general wants Sizemore stopped

Now that two teachers unions have proven to a jury that organizations run by union-foe Bill Sizemore engaged in a pattern of fraud and forgery, Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers announced that the state will join as a party to the lawsuit.

Thursday, Nov. 21 'Day of Action' to focus on Wal-Mart

Their message will be that they want to spend their dollars at a store that recognizes the value of being a good corporate neighbor - one that responsibly raises living and working standards, rather than eroding them.

More news articles

* Boydstun workers stymied on desire to join Local 16
* Crown Cork Seal workers okayed for U.S. benefits

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