Labor headlines from the August 20, 1999, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Union workers move Trojan nuclear reactor to Hanford graveyard
A union crew was in the media spotlight the weekend of Aug. 6 as it helped orchestrate the move of Oregon's only nuclear reactor to its burial site 270 miles away.

Labor happy to see legislative session come to an end

The Oregon labor movement is wiping its collective brow after enduring one of the longest - and nastiest - legislative sessions in history.

Proposed US West/Qwest merger raises concerns of CWA officials

If a merger announced July 18 gets the approval of regulatory agencies in 14 states, 36,000 union workers at the Baby Bell company US West Communications may have to get acquainted with a new set of managers at a non-union upstart telecommunications firm known as Qwest.

Atlas Copco workers vote 141 to 1 to strike

A federal mediation session was held Aug. 16, but at press time it's possible that workers could walk out this week.

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