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 Northwests electricity, will no longer sell cheap power to companies that dont 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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