Labor headlines from the July 21, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Asst. police chief meets with
labor council to discuss 'May Day Melee'
- The Portland Police Bureau doesn't have on its agenda plans to start cracking down on labor rallies and demonstrations, a top cop told Executive Board members of the Northwest Oregon Labor Council.
Labor and religious leaders
renew alliance to help working poor
- In Portland and around the country, unions are looking to religious leaders and church members as allies in struggles for justice.
Oregon labor movement gears up for
major election effort
- To beat back attacks by ballot measure bogeyman Bill Sizemore, Oregon¨s labor movement is gearing up a voter registration, education, and mail-in-the-vote campaign that will likely outstrip anything it has done in the past.
After 22-month ordeal, Steelworkers
approve pay-raise deal to end Kaiser feud
- By a 1,681 to 601 vote, members of United Steelworkers of America approved on July 13 a deal that will bring to a close their 22-month dispute with Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation.
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