Labor headlines from the August 4, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
'Paycheck deception' Measures
92 and 98 qualify for state ballot
- Bill Sizemore's attacks on organized labor's right to participate in the political process will be on the ballot this November as Measures 92 and 98.
Union officials content with
Georgia-Pacific buyout of Fort James
- Union officials representing workers at Fort James Corp. paper mill are expressing excitement about the announced $7.7 billion acquisition of the company by Georgia-Pacific Corp.
Religious employers don't always
practice what they preach
- In their role as employers, churches have a relationship with unions that's sometimes rocky, sometimes downright antagonistic.
Frustrated by stalled negotiations,
AFSCME members march on Salem City Council meeting
- More than 300 persons (in a 600-member bargaining unit) staged a rally to coincide with the Salem City Council meeting.
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