Labor headlines from the April 19, 2002, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Memorial service April 26 in Portland
The Sept. 11 tragedies at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania, will be represented at a station during a Workers Memorial Day service Friday, April 26, at Hughes Memorial United Methodist Church, 111, NE Failing, Portland.

AT&T strike contingency procedure involved training workers from India
In White Plains, N.Y., Oakbrook, Ill., and Pleasanton, Calif., CWA members were shocked to discover hundreds of workers from India being brought in for training as network technicians.

Labor raises $29,427 for MDA without bowling a single ball
Three days before a long-scheduled union fundraiser, organizers learned the bowling alley had double-booked.

OR-OSHA reaches $1 million settlement on 1997 airport garage collapse
The Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division announced that a $1 million settlement agreement has been reached regarding the multiple-count citation issued to Midwest Steel as a result of the July 31, 1997 collapse of a parking garage under construction at Portland International Airport. The structure collapse killed three union Iron Workers.


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