Labor headlines from the March 17, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

AFL-CIO weighs in on primary election
The Oregon AFL-CIO issued its political endorsements for the May 2000 primary election following a meeting March 9 of its Committee on Political Education.

AFL-CIO survey says pay equity top concern of women

Though there has been some progress in the last three decades, pay inequality has not been eliminated, and according to survey results released March 9 by the national AFL-CIO, the issue tops the list of concerns of America's working women.

Unionists sit-in at Washington State Capitol

As the Washington State Legislature went into special session March 13, state employees, striking Steelworkers and their allies began the third day of a spontaneous sit-in at the Capitol Building in support of two bills being kept from a vote even though they have majority support.

Corvallis hospital housekeepers represented by OE Local 701 intensify crusade for first contract

The bargaining unit - comprised primarily of women - rallied with allies in front of the hospital March 16 prior to the start of a scheduled bargaining session.

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