Strike http://nwpr.org en Hunger Strike Continues at NW Detention Center http://nwpr.org/post/hunger-strike-continues-nw-detention-center <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than a hundred detainees at an immigration lockup in Tacoma are entering their fifth day without food. The hunger strike began Friday, with about 750 people refusing to eat. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stepped up medical observations of the protesters.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:16:38 +0000 Liz Jones 42609 at http://nwpr.org Hunger Strike Continues at NW Detention Center Puget Sound Area Grocery Store Workers May Strike http://nwpr.org/post/puget-sound-area-grocery-store-workers-may-strike <p>The Puget Sound region may see its first grocery store worker strike since 1989.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last night unions representing about 30,000 workers at </span>QFC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Albertsons, Safeway, and Fred Meyer voted to authorize a strike.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:30:40 +0000 Sara Lerner 34827 at http://nwpr.org Puget Sound Area Grocery Store Workers May Strike Boeing Engineering Strike Seems Less Likely http://nwpr.org/post/boeing-engineering-strike-seems-less-likely <p>A strike by Boeing's engineering union appears less likely.</p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:26:22 +0000 Ashley Gross 23027 at http://nwpr.org Marion County Workers Authorize Strike http://nwpr.org/post/marion-county-workers-authorize-strike <p>More than 700 workers in one of Oregon's largest counties are one step closer to walking off the job. Members of the Marion County Employee Association have voted by a three-to-one margin to authorize a strike.</p><p> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 23:38:05 +0000 Chris Lehman 14475 at http://nwpr.org