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2014-06-30 16:26:57

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following statement critical of the U.S.

2014-06-16 12:22:53

Activities will lead up to the White House Summit WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that it will join other American labor unions

2014-05-01 08:30:59

A Washington Examiner Special Report WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As labor unions face diminishing returns, they desperately seek to hold on to current members, while expanding

2010-06-03 07:39:00

Biomedical Services 'Bad Faith' Under Investigation LANSING, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 580 American Red Cross workers in Lansing joined seven Red Cross unions across the country in a strike to protest unfair labor practices, including benefits changes and "bad faith" bargaining over new employment contracts.

2009-09-07 08:13:05

Support for the labor movement has fallen to 48 percent from 59 percent since 2008, the lowest support level in 70 years, a Gallup survey indicates. The dip comes despite labor having allies in the White House and Congress and the anti-corporate mood in the country, Forbes reported Monday. However, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka seems ready to concede that labor unions haven't persuaded Congress and the public on issues such as card-check legislation that would end secret ballots...

2008-12-12 14:37:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Change to Win executive director Chris Chafe regarding the Senate Republicans' obstruction of legislation to provide emergency financial support for the auto industry.

2008-10-16 08:25:00

By John Sweeney Wall Street is going through a spectacular failure, and the rest of us are being asked to bail it out. Meanwhile, working people have been struggling for years, long before investment firms started going belly up.

2005-07-28 09:34:13

By Kyle Peterson CHICAGO (Reuters) - The historic fracture in the AFL-CIO this week may be bitter medicine for a U.S. labor movement that has seen membership sag as it struggles to maintain its relevance in a changing economic landscape.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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