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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.

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.