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2008-06-26 18:02:45

By Cynthia M. Ellis, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 26--EAST ALTON -- Union workers have approved a five-year contract with the former Olin Brass by an overwhelming majority. The pact calls for 3.5 percent increases in the first and last year of the agreement, 3.0 percent in the second, third and fourth year and a $1,000 signing bonus. Health insurance benefits remain the same. Members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District voted early Thursday...

2008-06-26 09:02:54

By Cynthia M. Ellis, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill. Jun. 26--EAST ALTON -- Union workers with the former Olin Brass will be voting today on the first contract offered to them by the company that purchased the business last year. Members of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 9 will be voting at 9 a.m. today at Lewis and Clark Community College on an agreement that is being offered by Global Brass and Copper Inc. Ann Pipkin, a spokeswoman with Global,...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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