20, 2004 Volume
105 Number 16
Oregonians ask ‘where are the jobs?’
before a campaign stop by President Bush, laid-off workers asked what
he's doing to bring back jobs.
[Left: Laid-off workers Tim Flanagan (at podium) and Kelly Cooper (left)
joined in a Portland press conference with the Oregon AFL-CIO.]
opposes three November ballot measures: Medical malpractice, SAIF elimination
In a political battle pitting doctors against lawyers, the Oregon AFL-CIO
has sided with attorneys in opposing Ballot Measure 35 — an amendment
to the State Constitution pushed by the medical industry that would cap
medical malpractice jury awards at $500,000.
drug prices send seniors to Canada
of reasonably-priced pharmaceuticals, next Tuesday a train-car full of
West Coast seniors will leave the United States. The train departs Los
Angeles Aug. 23 and arrives in Vancouver, British Columbia, the next day,
after stops in Portland and Seattle.
greet Kerry at PDX’s Waterfront Park
Several hundred union members were among a throng of 50,000 people at
Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland Aug. 13 to hear Democratic presidential
nominee John Kerry.
* Qwest gets public money to keep call center open
* Nite Hawk
Restaurant lands on labor's boycott list
* Local 11
to picket DeLon Auto in Salem Sept. 3
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