Labor headlines from the April 17, 1998, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Labor Press eagle awards land
- Ron Fortune, who is retiring next month as executive secretary-treasurer of the Portland-based Northwest Oregon Labor Council, was named "Union Member of the Year" by the Oregon Labor Press Publishing Co., owner of the Northwest Labor Press.
Not all who died at work will be remembered
- A bell rings. A candle is lit and then extinguished. A black armband is pulled up above the elbow. A monument is unveiled.
Labor council will hold memorial service
- On Tuesday, April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO will commemorate Workers Memorial Day -- a day set aside to remember the thousands of workers who lost their lives last year because of workplace hazards.
Oregon Farmworkers Union signs historic
- Members of Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Nortoeste (PCUN) signed its first collective bargaining agreement in the state on Cesar Chavez Day, Tuesday, March 31.
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