Labor headlines from the May 19, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
With help from Carpenters Union,
Drywall hangers get back pay; more due
- Exterior/Interior Specialists Local 2154 is helping 16 drywall hangers get wages for hundreds of board-feet of drywall they installed in March and April.
AFL-CIO signs off on package of
workers' comp changes proposed by governor's panel
- A labor-management group convened by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has reached agreement on changes to the workers' compensation system - the first pro-worker reforms of that system in at least 10 years, said the Oregon AFL-CIO.
ATU wins $35,631 in back pay for
- A five-year battle with Canadian-based Laidlaw Transit Inc. and head-banging with the understaffed National Labor Relations Board has reached a happy conclusion for members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757.
State of Oregon temp workers vote
- By an overwhelming margin, some 600 temporary workers employed by the State of Oregon voted May 11 to join the Oregon Public Employees Union.
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