Labor

                
  • Guilty coal operator takes no action

    Guilty coal operator takes no action

    January 30, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. – This is the second bitter winter for 13 families in Brookwood, Ala. They are awaiting a full accounting of the worst coal mining disaster in 17 years and the “official” report from...

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  • LA labor takes stand against war

    LA labor takes stand against war

    January 30, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, representing 360 unions and more than 800,000 members, unanimously passed a resolution against the Bush administration’s drive for war against Iraq, Jan. 27.

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  • Sugar workers win strike victory

    Sugar workers win strike victory

    January 30, 2003

    BALTIMORE – Domino Sugar workers voted overwhelmingly, Jan. 11 to ratify a new three-year contract, crowning with victory their 35-day strike at the refinery in the inner harbor here. It was the first strike at the...

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. day in Jackson, Miss.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. day in Jackson, Miss.

    January 24, 2003

    JACKSON, Miss. – The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march here received an infusion of energy when more than 100 participants from the AFL-CIO Martin Luther King Holiday Conference joined the parade. Linda Chavez-Thompson, AFL-CIO...

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  • AFL-CIO King holiday observance: Rep. challenges Lott to stand for affirmative action

    AFL-CIO King holiday observance: Rep. challenges Lott to stand for affirmative action

    January 24, 2003

    JACKSON, Miss. – Gathered here for the AFL-CIO’s Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance, over 200 union leaders and members heard Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson condemn George Bush’s most recent attack on affirmative action. The Bush...

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