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ALPA wins recognition vote at JetBlue

The third time was the charm for ALPA as they won union recognition at JetBlue Airways Corporation with 71 percent of ballots cast, the union announced on April 22.

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Today in labor history: The International Labor Organization founded

After the devastation of WWI, a commission was established to pursue a vision based on the premise that universal, lasting peace can be established only if it is based on social justice, and the ILO was founded.

Union helps keep air safety rules in place

Lobbying by the Air Line Pilots Association and families of victims of a Buffalo-area air crash grounded the GOP anti-federal-rules, anti-safety provision.

Union fights move by auto giants to slash jobs

Earlier this year General Motors and Chrysler took billions in federal loan guarantees in exchange for a promise to keep workers employed here in America.