16 , 2005 Volume
106 Number 24
2,000 in Portland march for right
to join a union
Cowlitz Tribe will build La Center casino with union labor
The Cowlitz Indian Tribal Council has signed a project labor agreement with the Columbia-Pacific Building and Construction Trades Council to build a $510 million casino resort at the La Center Interstate 5 interchange 15 miles north of Portland.
UFCW Local 555 signs Solidarity Charter with Northwest Oregon Labor Council
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, the largest private sector union in Oregon, has signed a Solidarity Charter to maintain its affiliation with the Northwest Oregon Labor Council.
Bricklayer Mohlis elected leader of Columbia-Pacific BCTC
John Mohlis succeeds Wally Mehrens, who retires after 17 years at the helm. Mohlis, business manager of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 1 for the past 11 years, was elected Dec. 6 by acclamation. He has served as president of the CPBCTC since 1994.
Sheet Metal Local 16 members lose to China
Seventy members of Sheet Metal Workers Local 16 in Salem will be getting pink slips for Christmas this year, due to competition from China and other countries, their employer says.
Inland Boatmen wage 36-hour strike at McCall Oil
Workers at McCall Oil and Chemical returned to work Dec. 6 following a 36-hour strike in response to a National Labor Relations Board complaint against the company for bargaining in bad faith.
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