Labor celebrates election night
Labor enjoyed one of its most successful elections in more than
a decade — in Oregon, Washington, and nationally — on
faces prison, deportation
In a case that has brought immigration controversy to the heart
of a local union, a Portland-area labor organizer is facing prison
and deportation, stemming from the fact that he was in the United
readies long union drive among 3,000 nurses at Legacy Health Systems
A unionizing campaign has been quietly under way for about two years
at Legacy Health System. Portland-headquartered Legacy has five
hospitals and various other facilities in Oregon and Southwest Washington,
and employs 3,000 registered nurses; none are currently represented
by a union.
Del French to retire after 36 years
Del French, a general vice president of the Operative Plasterers
and Cement Masons International Association of the United States
and Canada, will retire at the end of the year.
A regular column by Tim Nesbitt
helped to turn the tide of Oregon politics
That wasn't a political sneaker wave that hit Oregon on Nov. 7 this
year. It was the cresting of a new tide.
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