Labor headlines from the August 18, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Powell's workers ratify first contract
- With more than an 80 percent turnout, members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 5 approved the three-year deal 293 to 37.
Paramount Hotel signs union contract
with HERE Local 9
- The new hotel is the first in the Portland area to unionize in 35 years.
Judge gags CWA at US West/Qwest
- A U.S. District Court judge in Colorado has issued a permanent restraining order against Communications Workers of America forbidding the union from engaging in any type of job action against US West Communications.
Bi-Mart in hot water again with NLRB
- On Aug. 1 the regional director of the NLRB issued an unfair labor practice complaint that involved six charges filed by the Teamsters between April and September 1999.
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