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September 19, 2003  Volume 104 Number 18
Delegates tap leaders for AFL-CIO’s top spots
Delegates to the 48th Annual Oregon AFL-CIO convention elected the federation’s leadership for the next four years: a president, a secretary-treasurer, vice presidents and members of the Executive Board. Only one of the races was contested ... MORE

Local 11 fights decertification attempt at CNF
The 250 office workers at CNF Service Company — members of Office and Professional Employees Local 11 — may unwittingly be part of an anti-union campaign orchestrated at the highest levels of the multi-billion-dollar corporation.

Oregon labor gears up for high-stakes political battle
At its 2003 convention, the Oregon AFL-CIO outlined plans to boost organizing and beat Bush in 2004.

NOLC opposes November ballot measure to create public utility district
The Northwest Oregon Labor Council, at the request of the International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Local 125, has taken a position opposing the creation of a Multnomah County People’s Utility District. Voters will be asked to create a PUD during a special election scheduled Nov. 4.
Labor mourns death of Local 36’s Quigley
Patrick J. Quigley, president and 26-year member of Portland-based Asbestos Workers Local 36, died at his home Sept. 6 following a short battle with liver cancer. He was 52.

Labor’s ‘Campaign Heroes’ honored at special dinner
Oregon labor leaders dined with pro-union elected leaders and community supporters Sept. 8 in a fundraising dinner honoring unions and individuals who did the most in last year's electoral campaigns.
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