Labor

                
  • Phila. labor against war

    Phila. labor against war

    January 16, 2003

    PHILADELPHIA – At its Jan. 8 meeting the Philadelphia AFL-CIO Central Labor Council passed a resolution against the war in Iraq. The Phila. Labor Council wanted to go on record as strongly opposing the Bush administration’s...

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  • AFL-CIO joins fight for economic stimulus

    AFL-CIO joins fight for economic stimulus

    January 10, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    The AFL-CIO jumped into the battle for a meaningful stimulus program on Jan. 6 when it issued its “Agenda to Create Jobs and Lift the Economy.”

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  • Solidarity and the force of culture

    Solidarity and the force of culture

    January 9, 2003

    Recently, I was considering the impact of cultural workers, musicians in particular, on the labor movement in light of the Dec. 16 Solidarity Rally in support of Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100, in New York...

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  • Steelworkers win contract

    Steelworkers win contract

    January 9, 2003

    CLEVELAND – The United Steelworkers of America and International Steel Group Inc. (the company that bought bankrupt LTV) reached a tentative agreement for a new labor contract after months of negotiations. The agreement was announced Dec....

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  • Union fights to keep City Cinema jobs

    Union fights to keep City Cinema jobs

    January 7, 2003

    NEW YORK – Just blocks from Times Square and minutes from half a dozen theaters, the members of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 306 are at a cross-roads with City Cinemas...

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