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Kingston Daily Freeman
Jay Wenk should get his facts straightDear Editor, Re “LETTER: Electrical workers union has no standing to complain
Jay Wenk should get his facts straight
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted yesterday
Dear Editor, Re “LETTER: Electrical workers union has no standing to complain about public good,” by Jay Wenk, Feb. 7, 2016: Is it possible that Jay Wenk was a bit confused or would the facts have interfered with his opinions regarding the Central... Read more
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Providence Business News
In R.I., unions still rulea proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran in
In R.I., unions still rule
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
a proposal to build the first new hotel in Providence in nearly a decade ran into opposition last summer, a few hundred unionized contractors and laborers filled the City Council's ornate chambers. They squeezed together on the elegant wooden... Read more
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TribLIVE
Federal complaint alleges ATI lockout of workers illegal | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Allegheny Technologies Inc. was served Thursday w
Federal complaint alleges ATI lockout of workers illegal
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Allegheny Technologies Inc. was served Thursday with a federal complaint alleging the company's... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Feds: Ex-Local president embezzled union fundsWHITE PLAINS – The former president of Local 503 of the International Brotherho
Feds: Ex-Local president embezzled union funds
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 3 days ago
WHITE PLAINS – The former president of Local 503 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has been charged on a federal complaint with embezzling more than $60,000 from the Local’s coffers. According to the complaint filed in U.S.... Read more
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WBUR Boston
MBTA Workers Speak Out Against Plans To Privatize Servicesfare collection services and cash handling operations, which would affect about
MBTA Workers Speak Out Against Plans To Privatize Services
WBUR Boston / Posted 3 days ago
fare collection services and cash handling operations, which would affect about 250 jobs. (AP File Photo) BOSTON MBTA workers and union leaders spoke out Wednesday against a plan by T officials to privatize some services — which could affect... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Feds: Ex-Local president embezzled union fundsWHITE PLAINS – The former president of Local 503 of the International Brotherho
Feds: Ex-Local president embezzled union funds
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 4 days ago
WHITE PLAINS – The former president of Local 503 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers has been charged on a federal complaint with embezzling more than $60,000 from the Local’s coffers.According to the complaint filed in U.S.... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Bustling Cami welcomes new hiresNew workers began filing into the Cami Assembly plant in Ingersoll Monday, a un
Bustling Cami welcomes new hires
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
New workers began filing into the Cami Assembly plant in Ingersoll Monday, a union spokesperson said. Mike Van Boekel, chairperson of Unifor Local 88 that represents Cami workers, said the automaker was swamped with resumes after word got out two... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Sargent Workers OK "Historic" PactIn an era of union givebacks and losses, Sargent/Assa Abloy workers Monday vote
Sargent Workers OK "Historic" Pact
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
In an era of union givebacks and losses, Sargent/Assa Abloy workers Monday voted 187 to 5 to approve a three-year contract that avoids a strike and keeps health benefits intact. “Awesome.” “A slam dunk.” “Historic.” Those were the terms that... Read more
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Philly.com
Coryell's ouster heralds change for Philadelphia labora leader within the Philadelphia AFL-CIO. Coryell's tendency to go his own way
Coryell's ouster heralds change for Philadelphia labor
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
a leader within the Philadelphia AFL-CIO. Coryell's tendency to go his own way has been a sore point here. Electricians' union leader John "Johnny Doc" Dougherty, who has been a Coryell rival, is hoping for a change. Besides leading the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Sargent Workers Vote 187-5 For "Historic" PactIn an era of union givebacks and losses, Sargent/Assa Abloy workers Monday appr
Sargent Workers Vote 187-5 For "Historic" Pact
New Haven Independent / Posted 6 days ago
In an era of union givebacks and losses, Sargent/Assa Abloy workers Monday approved a new three-year contract that avoids a strike and keeps their health benefits intact. “Awesome.” “A slam dunk.” “Historic.” Those were the terms that members of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uninterrupted Power Supply, Not Tariff Increasewithout uninterrupted, relatively cheap electricity. Also its time for Buhari a
Uninterrupted Power Supply, Not Tariff Increase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
without uninterrupted, relatively cheap electricity. Also its time for Buhari administration listens and engange the sector workers and their union, Electricity Workers' Union (NUE) to critically review the power sector reform with a view of... Read more
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New York Post
Former Yale admissions officer reveals secrets of who gets ina large public school outside Detroit, I sat outside the cafeteria at a sticky
Former Yale admissions officer reveals secrets of who gets in
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
a large public school outside Detroit, I sat outside the cafeteria at a sticky table chatting with a representative from a local cosmetology school. Largely ignored by the students, we passed the time talking about the challenges of having very... Read more
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Torontoist
Public History and William Peyton Hubbard15,035 votes in 1906. He also served on a wide variety of commissions and commi
Public History and William Peyton Hubbard
Torontoist / Posted 8 days ago
15,035 votes in 1906. He also served on a wide variety of commissions and committees, and assumed leadership roles on the Union of Canadian Municipalities and the Ontario Municipal Association. Hubbard’s long-time stance in favour of municipal... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
treasurer of Paramus-based union gets probation for role in embezzlement schemeThe retired treasurer of a Paramus-based electricians union, who testified for
treasurer of Paramus-based union gets probation for role in embezzlement scheme
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
The retired treasurer of a Paramus-based electricians union, who testified for the government at the embezzlement trial of the local’s top official, was placed on probation Tuesday for approving a medical claim for his boss’s girlfriend before she... Read more
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TribLIVE
Zappala campaign for state attorney general trails in financesin finances | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Pittsburgh labor unions dumped mor
Zappala campaign for state attorney general trails in finances
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
in finances | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Pittsburgh labor unions dumped more than $100,000 into Stephen A. Zappala Jr.'s campaign for state attorney general in the final weeks of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part IIof regional universities; the White Sands Missile Range; government facilities
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part II
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
of regional universities; the White Sands Missile Range; government facilities in Alamogordo, NM; Ft. Bliss; and the electrical power facilities near Anapra and Chaparral, NM.” April 14. Students at Union Grove High School in Wisconsin were... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2of regional universities; the White Sands Missile Range; government facilities
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
of regional universities; the White Sands Missile Range; government facilities in Alamogordo, NM; Ft. Bliss; and the electrical power facilities near Anapra and Chaparral, NM." April 14. Students at Union Grove High School in Wisconsin were... Read more
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Philly.com
The rise of Councilman Henon, from electrician to majority leaderDarrell L. Clarke usually has gotten what he wants. It's also more proof of th
The rise of Councilman Henon, from electrician to majority leader
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Darrell L. Clarke usually has gotten what he wants. It's also more proof of the growing political clout of Electricians union leader John "Johnny Doc" Dougherty, who is Henon's mentor, strongest political supporter, and close friend. But... Read more
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The Times Leader
New Belmont council appointedaction was met with applause from the audience. The good news continued as Sob
New Belmont council appointed
The Times Leader / Posted 17 days ago
action was met with applause from the audience. The good news continued as Sobel welcomed guest James Padgett of Roofers Local 188 of Wheeling. Padgett said union members read about Belmont's struggles in The Times Leader and decided to help the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Head Of The Tablerespectively. In other business, the BPU approved a new five-year contract agr
Head Of The Table
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
respectively. In other business, the BPU approved a new five-year contract agreement with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers local 106, which represents wastewater treatment plant employees. The new contract extends from Jan. 1... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Salaried workers joining GE Transportation layoffs in ErieERIE, Pa. (AP) - GE Transportation says some salaried workers are among 1,500 w
Salaried workers joining GE Transportation layoffs in Erie
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 19 days ago
ERIE, Pa. (AP) - GE Transportation says some salaried workers are among 1,500 workers being laid off at a locomotive manufacturing plant in northwestern Pennsylvania. GE announced in November that it would begin laying off one-third of the Erie-area... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Electrical union using airwaves to press for action on solar cappower industry enters its tenth week behind the closed doors of a conference co
Electrical union using airwaves to press for action on solar cap
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
power industry enters its tenth week behind the closed doors of a conference committee, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers says the industry is “at risk of dying.” In a radio ad airing during morning and evening drive time on... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paramus-based union leader 'Buzzy' Dressel sentenced in embezzlement schemeleader Richard "Buzzy" Dressel was sentenced Monday to four months in federal p
Paramus-based union leader 'Buzzy' Dressel sentenced in embezzlement scheme
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 20 days ago
leader Richard "Buzzy" Dressel was sentenced Monday to four months in federal prison for conspiracy and embezzlement of union funds in a scheme to boost the salary of his future wife. In imposing the prison term in Newark, U.S. District Judge... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | New manufacturing training program picks up steam in Louisvillegraduate from Southern Indiana. With Fentress as her guide, the 19-year-old Sc
SUNDAY EDITION | New manufacturing training program picks up steam in Louisville
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
graduate from Southern Indiana. With Fentress as her guide, the 19-year-old Schmitter sticks her head into the closet-like electrical panel at the base of the giant machine. Using a handheld voltage meter, she checks for loose connections among the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How Bernie Sanders' Unexpected Coalition Keeps GrowingWhen I crossed paths with a Democratic Party campaign consultant in Austin last
How Bernie Sanders' Unexpected Coalition Keeps Growing
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
When I crossed paths with a Democratic Party campaign consultant in Austin last March, I suggested he come out to the local International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall to hear Bernie Sanders, adding that the Vermont senator was pondering a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The Chinese connectionfirst line of fibreglass production, and 95 per cent of its produce is exported
The Chinese connection
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
first line of fibreglass production, and 95 per cent of its produce is exported. One of its export markets is the European Union, and as a result the company uses Egyptian minerals to benefit from Egypt’s association agreement with the EU. It also... Read more
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The Examiner
Independence Council honors city's former first lady Lenore WeeksSuburban Chapel on 39th Street.Also Tuesday:• The council approved a work agree
Independence Council honors city's former first lady Lenore Weeks
The Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
Suburban Chapel on 39th Street.Also Tuesday:• The council approved a work agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 53, Maintenance and Clerical Bargaining Unit. City Manager John Pinch said the agreement essentially... Read more
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News Mail
Safety shock for ErgonELECTRICAL workers fearing for the safety of the Bundaberg residents walked off
Safety shock for Ergon
News Mail / Posted 25 days ago
ELECTRICAL workers fearing for the safety of the Bundaberg residents walked off the job in protest yesterday. Ergon Energy employees held a strike at 6.20am in response to the company's plan to axe front line jobs around the region. The... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Fantastic eventis acceptable to you (the unnamed editor of Jan. 12th article?) By empowerment,
Fantastic event
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
is acceptable to you (the unnamed editor of Jan. 12th article?) By empowerment, I meant the work slowdown or strike. We (Local 8 Portland and the whole West Coast) struck for 100 days in 1971. We do not work on (bloody) July 5. A wreath is... Read more
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News Mail
Bundaberg Ergon employees walk off the jobmorning in response to the company's decision to outsource more work at the exp
Bundaberg Ergon employees walk off the job
News Mail / Posted 25 days ago
morning in response to the company's decision to outsource more work at the expense of permanent front line positions. Electrical Trades Union Organiser Dan Bessell said management's actions were becoming increasingly dangerous with the company... Read more
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The Advocate
Giving Away Louisiana, Part 4: Record of success mixed for industrial tax incentives amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars— villages of mobile homes, restaurants and bars that will be thrown together t
Giving Away Louisiana, Part 4: Record of success mixed for industrial tax incentives amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
— villages of mobile homes, restaurants and bars that will be thrown together to accommodate the thousands of construction workers needed to handle the $82 billion in projects announced in Calcasieu and Cameron parishes. The largest is Sasol Ltd.’s... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Legislators respond to layoffs at NorandaMARSTON, Mo. -- Following the first wave of layoffs of local employees by Noran
Legislators respond to layoffs at Noranda
Standard Democrat / Posted 29 days ago
MARSTON, Mo. -- Following the first wave of layoffs of local employees by Noranda Aluminum, local legislators said they are exploring every avenue in an attempt to save jobs or find other viable job possibilities that will support the livelihood of... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Brian Rosathe country and introduced him to a lot of different people. Brian was a proud
Brian Rosa
Marshall Independent / Posted 29 days ago
the country and introduced him to a lot of different people. Brian was a proud member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union, Local 343. Over the past eight years, Brian had also been working, on and off, at the North Dakota... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Richard Lerner, 1939-2015. CategoryHigh School. He came from a family of activists. His father was an organizer, w
Richard Lerner, 1939-2015. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 29 days ago
High School. He came from a family of activists. His father was an organizer, writer and photojournalist for the United Electrical Workers of America, one of four unions expelled from the AFL-CIO for their left politics. The other unions were... Read more

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