Labor headlines from the February 16, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

U.S. sawmill jobs at stake in battle over Canadian lumber

April Fools Day 2001 could signify the beginning of the end for tens of thousands of U.S. sawmill jobs, millworker union leaders say, if a U.S.-Canadian trade agreement signed in 1996 is not extended.

AFL-CIO Nurses win organizing drive at Kaiser

Oregon's biggest union organizing win in over a year came about Jan. 24 - without so much as an election.

Multnomah County sets up mortgage aid for union employees

More than 4,000 employees of Multnomah County are eligible to apply for an affordable home mortgage program sponsored in part by the AFL-CIO.

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