Labor headlines from the September 1, 2000, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Measure 91 would make the rich richer,
while state services undergo severe cuts
- Ballot Measure 91 is one of six constitutional initiatives sponsored by Oregon Taxpayers United that will be on the November 2000 ballot.
Steelworkers win 'Good Corporate
Citizenship Clause' at BPA
- Bonneville Power Administration, the federal agency that produces much of the Northwests electricity, will no longer sell cheap power to companies that dont obey the law.
City of Portland contract workers
get raise as part of 'Living Wage' drive
- Contract workers get raise to $9.50 an hour plus new enforcement language that includes right to organize.
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