Labor headlines from the November 17, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Sizemore measures go down in flames
All six ballot ballot measures sponsored by Bill Sizemore of Oregon Taxpayers United were defeated by voters.

Union members turn out to polls in record numbers; business outspends labor 15 to 1

Although the outcome of the presidential election remains unclear, preliminary exit polling results reveal that union members were decisive at the polls.

Labor coalition ends partnership program with City of Portland

Praised a year ago by all parties, the City of Portland¨s citywide partnership with organized labor - known as the Service Improvement Initiative - is now all but kaput.

Hallock steps down as LERC director

Margaret Hallock is stepping down as director of the Labor Education and Research Center at the University of Oregon to assume new duties as director of the new Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.

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