Oct 5

  • Fightback sparked by Latino profiling in Pa.

    Fightback sparked by Latino profiling in Pa.

    October 3, 2002

    CHICAGO – On Aug. 14, a vanload of Latino immigrants from Chicago were traveling on the Pennsylvania turnpike, near Pittsburgh. The nine travelers, mostly Mexican nationals, were on their way to a conference of day laborers...

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  • Latinos and the recession

    Latinos and the recession

    October 3, 2002 By Bruce Bostick

    George Bush is trying to attract Hispanic voters by speaking Spanish and nominating a reactionary Latino lawyer as a federal judge. But the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda has examined congressional voting records. They have found that...

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  • Sad day in Cincinnati

    Sad day in Cincinnati

    October 3, 2002

    Worker’s correspondence Sept. 20, 2002, was a tragic day for the working people of Cincinnati, Ohio. The local leadership of the AFL-CIO labor council held its Committee on Political Education dinner in a unionized hotel located...

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  • Steelworkers gear for 2004 negotiations

    Steelworkers gear for 2004 negotiations

    October 3, 2002 By Conn Hallinan

    PITTSBURGH – On Sept. 20, two-and-a-half years before contracts covering hundreds of thousands of active and retired steelworkers expire, local union officers who are members of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA) Basic Steel Industry Conference...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    October 3, 2002 By John Pappademos And Evelina Alarcon

    Iraq: CP calls for solidarity / Australia: Unions vs. war / Colombia: Gov’t attacks vs. protesters denounced / China: U.S. ship troubles the waters / Canada: Union aids family of slain Colombian

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