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2014-07-28 12:25:43

Sweeney to Receive Meany-Kirkland Worker Rights Lifetime Achievement Award WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO HITWIRE today released a story on John J.

2010-05-14 17:27:00

LOS ANGELES, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dodgers radio KABC 790 AM is now airing a 30-second ad created by Los Angeles labor unions calling out the racial profiling aspect of Arizona's new immigration law as "wrong." In baseball, the ad notes, "the umpire must call the play the same way, no matter what uniform the player is wearing." But according to Arizona's new law, local police officers will have to "call things differently." Based on skin color or appearance, a person "might be...

2009-09-13 22:55:22

U.S. President Barack Obama's speech Tuesday at the AFL-CIO convention comes amid a revival of labor optimism and spirit of empowerment, union officials say.

2009-07-23 12:20:00

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO today announced its endorsement of Richard Trumka for president of the American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), according to an announcement by ILA President Richard P.

2009-07-20 13:56:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced its support of Richard Trumka, Liz Shuler and Arlene Holt Baker in their bids to lead the 10-million member AFL-CIO.

2008-08-06 06:00:34

By Stephen Franklin, Chicago Tribune Aug. 6--Every time the Michigan AFL-CIO has sent out brochures backing Barack Obama's bid for president, a bunch have come back ripped, shredded or with angry words scrawled across them.

2008-08-05 21:00:17

CHICAGO _ Every time the Michigan AFL-CIO has sent out brochures backing Barack Obama's bid for president, a bunch have come back ripped, shredded or with angry words scrawled across them.

2006-06-14 19:33:00

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More trade union members are killed in Colombia each year than in the rest of the world combined, a U.S.-based global labor advocacy group said in a report to be released on Thursday.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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