3, 2006 Volume
107 Number 3
union challenges ATU 757 at ambulance unit
Left: Paramedic Doug Weinrick says he favors the incumbent
AFL-CIO backs Oregon ballot measure to make big employers pay for health care
The Oregon AFL-CIO filed a ballot initiative Jan. 27 that would require Oregon employers with more than 4,500 workers to spend at least 9 percent of their payroll on employee health insurance.
Union drive at Lottery in limbo
A group of workers at the Oregon Lottery Commission has been campaigning to unionize with Service Employees International Union Local 503 — the biggest of the unions representing employees of the State of Oregon. The Lottery is one of the few large state agencies that is still nonunion.
Union card is still a worker’s best investment
Forget the lottery or stock market. Carrying a union card is still the best investment a worker can make, according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.