Full recording of the Portland Area Workers' Rights Board hearing on the High Cost of Low Wage Temporary and Seasonal Work for the City of Portland and Metro. The WRB is a project of Portland Jobs with Justice. Panelists included State Representative Michael Dembrow, who chaired the hearing; Dr. Veronica Dujon, Associate Dean, Portland State University; Francisco Lopez, Executive Director, CAUSA Oregon; Rev. Kate Lore, Social Justice Minister, First Unitarian Church; Joel Rosenblit, labor attorney; and Rev. Dr. David Wheeler, Pastor, First Baptist Church. Presenting to the panel were Margaret Butler, Director of Jobs with Justice; Toby Green, Laborers International Union; Dr.
Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Zweig about US Labor Against The War, a reform-coalition of hundreds of unions, central labor councils and state federations who are united in opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They are organizing workers to put pressure on the government to demilitarize US foreign policy and the creation of new domestic priorities for government spending.