Greg Pallesen, vice president of AWPPW
, the union that represents hourly workers at International Paper's Springfield mill, said workers will receive holiday pay for Thanksgiving and many have vacation days they could draw on for the rest of the layoff.
It's hard to say whether workers are better or worse off under International Paper ownership, said Greg Pallesen, vice president of AWPPW
, the union that represents hourly workers at the Springfield and Albany containerboard mills.
Victor Atiyeh, National Federal of Independent Business, Association of Oregon Industry, Oregon Building Trades Council, Associated General Contractors, Oregon Police Officers Association, AWPPW
Paper Workers Local No.