Labor headlines from the June 6, 1997, edition of the Northwest Labor Press

Labor 'teach-in' attracts huge crowd
A standing-room-only crowd enjoyed the "Teach-In on the Future of Labor" at the University of Washington.

FTC aims to change meaning of 'Made in U.S.A.' label

The Federal Trade Commission is proposing to no longer restrict use of the "Made in U.S.A." label to products and advertisements for merchandise that are made in America, reported Charlie Mercer, president of the Union Label and Trades Department, AFL-CIO.

Port police, parking patrol get $55,000 in overtime back pay

Employees at the Port of Portland police and parking patrol departments shared more than $55,000 in back pay for overtime they were not compensated for while working at Portland International Airport.

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