July

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Rally slams move to end Saturday mail service

ST. LOUIS - "To eliminate Saturday service would destroy the Postal Service," Tony Harris, president of the American Postal Workers Union Gateway District Area Local, said July 12.

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Court gives unions go-ahead at largest U.S. airline

(PAI) - A federal court ruling has given the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA and the Machinists the "go" signal to organize approximately 50,000 workers at the "new Delta."

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Union teachers fired up to fight for public schools

SEATTLE - Delegates to the 81st convention of the American Federation of Teachers here blasted arbitrary public school closings , privatization and union-busting in the guise of "education reform."

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Construction workers continue strike in Chicago

Some 15,000 construction workers in Chicagoland have been on strike for weeks over wages and health care benefits.

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Trumka tells AFT: Stand together, march together, vote together

SEATTLE - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka urged union teachers to "stand together, work together, march together, vote together" to defeat the right-wing attacks on public education.

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Machinists vow fight for jobs for all workers

MERIDEN, Conn. - "Brothers and sisters, are you ready to fight?" "Yes!" shouted Machinists members and their families, wearing T-shirts with the slogan "Fighting for my job and yours."

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NEA splits with Obama over education law

NEW ORLEANS (PAI) - In his keynote at the National Education Association's Representative Assembly, NEA President Dennis Van Roekel criticized the administration's continued use of student test scores to measure schools.

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Teachers celebrate union milestone: 1.5 million members

SEATTLE-Delegates to the American Federation of Teachers 81st biennial convention here danced in the aisles July 9 celebrating their union surpassing 1.5 million members including almost 70,000 new members organized in the past year.

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Laundry workers tired of dirty treatment

CLEVELAND - Workers rallied at Sodexo Laundry here July 8, saying they were tired of low pay and unsafe, demeaning working conditions, and want a union.

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Deficit hawks take aim at Postal Service

The Postal Service says expected deficits are the reason it wants to close neighborhood post offices, eliminate Saturday service and lay off more employees, but the union calls it a "phony crisis."

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