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Andrew Geller interviews Anuradha Mittal

program date: 
Mon, 06/23/2008
14:47 minutes (13.54 MB)

Day Labor Site Opened June 16th: Benefits and Issues

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 06/15/2008

Portland’s city-supported day labor hiring site opened early today. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

Supporters say the day labor site is intended to protect workers from employers who have denied wages, not given breaks or otherwise victimized their employees.    

1:04 minutes (1004.13 KB)

Gas Station Pickets by AFL-CIO: Federal Negligence

program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

On Thursday, the
Oregon AFL-CIO picketed at three gas stations in the Springfield area. High gas
prices already are getting plenty of attention, but the labor federation says
the focus of the event was the lack of federal solutions to keep prices low, despite
political candidates' pre-election promises.

KBOO's Allison
Milionis in collaboration with the Oregon News Service reports:

 

3:42 minutes (3.39 MB)

Del Monte Plant Vigil for Immigrant Human Rights

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

This week marks the one year anniversary of the raid
of the Del Monte plant in North Portland.

The raid, carried out by Immigration and Customs
Enforcement officers, was the largest workplace raid in Portland history.

To raise awareness of the effects of the raid and
raise money for those still facing deportation a number of commemorative events
have been held around Portland.

One of these was a vigil held in front of the Del
Monte plant where the raid occurred

KBOO reporter Meghan Planchon was there, and
filed this report:

 

4:33 minutes (4.16 MB)

Day Labor Site Opening Ceremony: Justin Shear Speaks

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

Portland’s long-awaited day
labor center is having its grand opening ceremony right now. 

The Center will open for
business on Monday, and will be open for all day laborers, regardless of their
immigration status.

Justin Shear represents Voz, the group which will
administer the center:

That was Justin Shear, from the group Voz,
speaking from the grand opening of Portland's first day labor center.

 

1:04 minutes (1004.13 KB)

Corinne West LIVE on Movin' On!

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Movin' On
program date: 
Thu, 06/19/2008

Bay area singer/songwriter Corinne West (CorinneWest.com), live in studio. Corinne brings a highly emotive voice to her own hybrid of Americana-roots, folk, newgrass, and progressive country, from soulful ballads to hard driving road tales. Her latest CD "Second Sight" has been highly acclaimed in the US as well as England and Ireland so...........Listen up!

Jade hosts

22:43 minutes (41.6 MB)

Low Score for Oregon Insurance Regulators

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

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The state of Oregon scored quite low, in a new survey of insurance regulators in every state.

 The regulators answered fourteen questions about how individual health insurance policyholders are handled and protected.

Today, since more people are faced with getting their own healthcare coverage, the results are revealing.

Kboo’s  Linda Olson-Osterlund brings us this story, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.

1:11 minutes (1.08 MB)

Janitors for Justice in PDX Rally for Better Contract

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 06/12/2008

In Downtown Portland today, a group of Janitors and their supporters held a rally for a new, living wage contract. <?xml:namespace prefix = o>

Nearly two thousand union Janitors who work in the portland metro area are fighting for affordable health care for their families, securing sick days through a new master contract with employers.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Shauna Ballo of the Service Employees International Union Local 49: <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

 

3:36 minutes (3.3 MB)

TJ Norris: Mirages, Dreams, Parallel Universes

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Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 06/18/2008

Host Julie Bernard interviews artist TJ Norris on his work and his current exhibition at the New American Art Union.  

27:25 minutes (25.1 MB)

Presswatch 06-19-08

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Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 06/18/2008

Theresa Mitchell presents the News You're Not Supposed to Know. 

25:07 minutes (23 MB)

 

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