Labor headlines from the June 16, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Tradeswomen pitch non-traditional
work to students
- The annual Women in the Trades Fair for females interested in non-traditional occupations had its most successful stand last month.
Delta Airlines target of AFL-CIO
rally for right to organize
- In the third annual union mobilization dubbed ¸Seven Days In June,” a week of rallies and demonstrations June 10 to 17 in several U.S. cities called for greater protection for the right to organize.
Wage and hour panel requires parents
to monitor teens' night work
- The Oregon Wage and Hour Commission has backed off on its proposed rule amendment to allow small employers to work children under the age of 16 into the night and for more hours than are currently permitted when school is in session.
Bruce to retire as head of IBEW
Local 48; Edwards takes over
- Jerry Bruce, business manager of Portland-based Electrical Workers Local 48, announced his retirement, effective at the end of the month.
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