Highlights of the Oregon PNLHA’s Astoria mini-conference on March 14, 2015, are now available in podcast format. Part I of “PNLHA Labor History Online” provides excerpts from the local labor history segment of the conference program. Part II covers presenters’ comments on low-wage issues in Oregon. Member Ryan Wisnor handled technical production while Oregon VP Ron Verzuh provided text and narration. Music was provided by Nathan Moore and Kate Downing of the Low Tide Drifters and Joe Seamons with poetry from Mary Garvey.
Part I – Astoria’s labor history – Cannery workers, fishers and timber beasts
Part II – $15 Now – Issues facing Oregon’s low-wage workforce
Listen to the KSKQ-FM interviews with Ron Verzuh and public broadcast of Part I & II