Labor headlines from the May 4, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Metal Trades Council neutral in Cascade's sale of Dry Dock 4

The Portland Metal Trades Council was "neutral" at an April 18 emergency meeting of the Port of Portland Commission in which commissioners voted 4-1 to allow Dry Dock 4 - the largest floating dry dock in the Western Hemisphere - to be put up for sale.

Employees at Eugene Register-Guard struggle for new contract

A struggle between Newspaper Guild Local 194 and the Eugene Register-Guard newspaper for a new contract reached its two-year mark May 1.

Health professionals file for union election at Pacific Gateway Hospital

Had there been a union at Pacific Gateway Hospital, workers there speculate, Jose Santos Victor Mejia Poot might not have been killed at the southeast Portland facility April 1.

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