Local 189 says Go Fishç in Portland City Council race
The City of Portland's largest union has endorsed Nick Fish for Portland City Council. Fish, 45, is running for the non-partisan council seat that Jim Francesconi will vacate next year in order to run for mayor.
Phillips settles in at Sheet Metal Workers 16
Len Phillips, the new business manager and financial secretary of Portland-based
Sheet Metal Workers Local 16, succeeds Bob Ronspiess, who resigned last
on liberties opposed by Portland City Council, labor
The fight against terrorism must not be waged at the expense of essential
rights and liberties. So said Portland City Council in a unanimous resolution
Oct. 29, passed with the support of the Northwest Oregon Labor Council
and the Oregon AFL-CIO.
unionist risks life to aid workers in his country
Labor organizers who think its tough to unionize in the United States
should hear Juan Carlos Galvis. Galvis is a worker at a Coca-Cola bottling
plant in Barrancabermeja, Colombia, and vice president of SINALTRAINAL,
a 5,000-member union of food and beverage workers. Like hundreds of other
trade unionists in Colombia, he has death threats and armed attackers
to contend with.
reaches tentative contract at Dex Media
Communications Workers of America reached a tentative agreement covering
1,500 workers at Dex Media Inc., that provides for wage increases, improves
job security and maintains fully-paid health care premiums.
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