Labor headlines from the December 15, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Oregon AFL-CIO backs "patients'
bill of rights" bill for 2001 Legislature
- State fed teams up with AOI and health care purchasers coalition to draft legislative proposal.
Teachers union files lawsuit
- The Oregon Education Association has filed a $2.25 million civil lawsuit against Oregon Taxpayers United and 10 John Does, alleging fraud and racketeering.
CWA's Joel Valera fired by AT&T
for speaking up
- Joel Valera spoke up in favor of a union at AT&T Broadband in Beaverton, and for that he was fired.
OPEU organizes NW Education Labs
- In October, 130 employees signed a statement of support for the union, which also called on management to back off from a campaign to discourage unionizing.
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