Labor headlines from the September 7, 2001, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Gardner gets early support from labor groups in race for labor commissioner

State Representative and union member Dan Gardner has received an early recommendation for endorsement from the Northwest Oregon Labor Council in his campaign to become the next commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries.

Flight attendants tell Delta Air Lines 'It's union for us'

On Aug. 29, a contingent of Delta Air Lines flight attendants hand-delivered a petition for an election to join the Flight Attendants Association to the National Mediation Board in Washington, D.C. Simultaneous rallies were held at airports throughout the nation, including Portland International.

Unprecedented verdict frees Adidas shoe worker in Indonesia

Ngadinah Mawardi, a 29-year old worker and union leader who works in an Adidas shoe factory located one hour west of the capital of Jakarta, was acquitted of all charges against her Aug. 30 in an historic victory for workers¨ legal rights in Indonesia.

AFT-Oregon files lawsuit against Sizemore's OTU

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Oregon has filed a $224,500 civil lawsuit against Oregon Taxpayers United (OTU) alleging fraud and racketeering.

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