Labor headlines from the April 3, 1998, edition of the Northwest Labor Press
Arbitrator will decide ATU ambulance
- 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
- 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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