Labor headlines from the June 1, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Sheriff Noelle wants county prisoners
to replace union janitorial workers
- Prisoners guarded by armed deputies may replace union janitors and maintenance workers cleaning some Multnomah County buildings and grounds, if a proposal by Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Noelle wins favor among county commissioners.
Aramark cafeteria workers at PSU
join AFSCME union
- Eight years after workers at Portland State University's cafeteria lost a union to contracting out, a new group of cafeteria workers voted May 24 to unionize.
Union households in Oregon cast
most ballots, study shows
- Last November union families in Oregon voted at a higher percentage rate than anywhere in the country, according to a study recently released by the Oregon AFL-CIO.
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