Labor headlines from the August 24, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Portland city workers move closer to strike

Union members plan 'Thousand Person March' through downtown Aug. 29

More organizing needed to increase labor's power

Three thousand new workers joined Oregon unions last year, Oregon AFL-CIO President Tim Nesbitt told a statewide conference of organizers Aug. 9 - and that's not enough.

Oregon AFL-CIO compiles COPE voting records for 2001

The Oregon AFL-CIO has compiled its Committee on Political Education voting record for the 2001 legislative session, rating all lawmakers in the House and Senate on issues determined to be most important to working people and their families.

Clock ticking for strike at Oregon's state universities by SEIU #503

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union, which represents over 3,700 classified staff at all seven public universities, declared impasse in negotiations with the Oregon University System Aug. 6.

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