Labor headlines from the November 20, 1998, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Voters squash anti-unon Measure 59
The Oregon AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education scored 100 percent on ballot measures it took positions on, including the defeat of Measure 64 to ban all forest clear-cutting.

Transportation Department looking at bridge contractor

The contractor on the Hawthorne Bridge project has a history of OSHA violations, which it didn't disclose in a pre-bid application.

CWA, US West join forces to help dislocated workers

US West and the Workforce Development Board help laid off employees and those earmarked for layoffs assess their job skills, brush up on resume writing and interviewing techniques, rapid response, and job searching.

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