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Labor headlines from the April 3, 1998, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Arbitrator will decide ATU ambulance pact
An ambulance strike will be avoided in the Portland metropolitan area because Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 757 and American Medical Response Northwest (AMR-NW) have agreed to binding arbitration to settle differences in a contract that has been in negotiations since 1995.

Labor to observe Workers Memorial Day

April 28 is Workers Memorial Day and while it will honor those killed and injured on the job, it also is a chance to renew the fight for stronger safety and health laws.

New Bakers Union T-shirt tells history of union label

Bakers Union Local 114 of Portland is selling T-shirts with the emblem of its union label emblazoned on the front. With each sale comes a written history of the label. Proceeds from sales go to the union's political action committee.

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