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  • Teachers stick with union, scorn Paige attack

    Teachers stick with union, scorn Paige attack

    March 5, 2004

    Workers’ Correspondence While Secretary of Education Rod Paige’s recent statement that the National Education Association is a “terrorist organization” is disturbing enough in itself, his apology issued later that same day is even more alarming. Secretary...

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  • Alabama workers defeat union busters  again

    Alabama workers defeat union busters again

    March 5, 2004

    Union members at Imerys in Sylacauga, Ala., reaffirmed their commitment to each other and their union, Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers Union (PACE), Jan. 21 when they defeated a management-orchestrated decertification campaign by a vote...

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  • Sleep- deprived women

    Sleep- deprived women

    March 5, 2004 By Wadi’h Halabi

    A woman’s right to a good night’s sleep, some quiet time alone, regular vacations – these are among our goals, along with men’s right to the same, and good jobs, social equality, and security for all.

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  • Grocery workers set example of courage

    Grocery workers set example of courage

    March 5, 2004

    News analysis The five-month grocery strike in Southern California is over and the members have overwhelmingly ratified their new contract. Oddly enough, a quote from the Communist Manifesto comes to mind: “Now and then, the workers...

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  • Iraqi women, workers say: U.S. out!

    Iraqi women, workers say: U.S. out!

    March 5, 2004 By Susan Webb

    As Iraq moved to take back political sovereignty, Iraqi trade unionists and women’s organizations condemned bloody terrorist attacks that killed some 300 people and wounded many others at religious observances in Baghdad and Karbala this week.

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