Labor headlines from the July 2, 1999, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
To promote workers' right to
organize, Portland unionists take 'Freedom Tour' at PDX
- About 75 people turned out at the Portland International Airport June 24 to highlight good and bad employers as part of a nationwide series of actions.
The broken promise of U.S labor
law: After 50 years of labor attempts at reform, where do unions go from here?
- The limitations of U.S. labor law have become more pronounced over the last 60 years, such that unions today have to work around the law or use it as a tactic in a broader strategy.
Oregon AFL-CIO will seek
special assessment to fight 'right-to-work'
- A resolution at the September convention will ask unions to pay 30 cents a month per member
Oregon AFL-CIO keeps Pac/West
on Unfair/Do Not Patronize List
- The company was placed on the Unfair/Do Not patronize List in 1997 after it contracted with a business group to lobby for tip-credit exemptions at the Oregon Legislature.
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