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2005-12-22 12:13:00

By Chris Reese and Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leaders of striking bus and subway workers in New York agreed on Thursday to a return to work after talks at which the union and transit authorities undertook to go back to the bargaining table, mediators said. Some 34,000 workers in the Transport Workers Union Local 100 walked off the job on Tuesday after contract talks broke down over pay, healthcare and pensions, stranding some 7 million passengers who use subways and buses...

2005-12-22 11:21:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state mediators said on Thursday transit workers union leaders had agreed to direct their striking members to return to work and both union and transit authorities would resume negotiations on a contract. Some 34,000 workers in the Transport Workers Union Local 100 walked off the job on Tuesday after contract talks broke down over pay, healthcare and pensions. With the strike on America's largest mass transit system in its third day, mediator Richard...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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