Labor headlines from the June 15, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Oregon lawmakers tinker with electricity deregulation delay

There's almost no chance that Oregon's electricity deregulation will begin as scheduled Oct. 1.

Willamette Industries workers protest Weyerhaeuser invasion

Willamette's union workers, office workers, and management are united in opposing a long-running hostile takeover bid by Weyerhaeuser Corp.

Kitzhaber signs 'Patients' Bill of Rights'

Labor-management group lays groundwork prior to the legislative session.

Gateway Health closes day after union election date set

On June 7 - one day after a union election date was set - the company announced that it would permanently close the hospital.

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