Labor union plans recall effort against Oregon lawmaker, citing lack of support for cannabis unionization bill

Rep. Paul Holvey of Eugene is a Democrat and longtime labor ally, but UFCW Local 555 is trying to make the case that he has turned his back on working people.

SALEM, Ore. — One of Oregon’s largest labor unions says it’s going to try to oust a Democratic state lawmaker who has been a longtime labor ally.

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 said Monday it had filed paperwork to initiate a recall effort against Rep. Paul Holvey of Eugene, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.

If successful, it could trigger an election later this year deciding whether Holvey, the House speaker pro-tem, can stay

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