NW Labor Press

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The Twilight Zone of City Politics

It is time to look to the Council to provide some sort of balance and rein in middle management’s anti union activities. The Council needs to understand that middle management has manipulated them.

Our elected representatives are more likely to be responsive to public pressure. Oregon ranks high nationally in union membership, in 2010 it ranked 10th among the 50 states. We can be a formidable force if we use our influence at the ballot box.