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September 5, 2003  Volume 104 Number 17
Workers protest Bush policies
Left, union activists were among a crowd of several thousand Aug. 21 outside the University of Portland, where Bush was attending a $2,000-a-plate luncheon to raise money for his 2004 presidential campaign..... MORE

UAW ends 344-day strike at Williams Controls
Union leaders think shoddy work by strikebreakers, and a government legal ruling, led the company to settle.

OEA, AFT sue to hold Sizemore liable for $2.5 million verdict
Oregon Education Association and American Federation of Teachers -Oregon have initiated contempt of court proceedings against Bill Sizemore for failing to comply with a court order in their lawsuit against him; and they filed a new lawsuit to hold him personally liable for last September's $2.5 million jury award.

Workers at Crown Cork and Seal honor slain co-worker's memory
Employees at the Crown Cork and Seal can manufacturing plant in North Portland held a memorial service and dedication Aug. 12 marking the one-year anniversary of a horrific industrial accident that killed a colleague.
Laid-off custodian illustrates family health care needs
Laid-off Portland Public Schools custodian Mason Young and his family recently returned from a whirlwind four-day tour of Washington, D.C., where they met with U.S. senators, the surgeon general and the media to talk about publicly-funded health care programs for children.

More news articles
* Oregon Steel settles environmental suit brought by labor

* OPB workers grouchy after management demands takeaways
* Tentative deal reached at Oregon University System