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2009-05-11 16:53:10

Union workers at Safeway grocery stores voted to strike, but suspended the action while talks with management in Denver continued. The current contract expired Saturday night, but the company came back with an offer for the contract extension, United Food and Commercial Workers spokeswoman Laura Chapin

2009-01-12 06:00:00

LISLE, IL, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SXC Health Solutions Corp.

2008-10-10 03:00:24

By Anonymous The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the labor union representing local government workers, has endorsed Democrat Bruce Slater in his bid for Congress. Slater is challenging U.S. Rep.

2008-08-05 12:00:41

By Lynn Arditi, The Providence Journal, R.I. Aug. 4--The union representing more than 5,000 workers at Shaw's supermarkets in Rhode Island and Massachusetts reached agreement on a five-year contract early yesterday morning, and union members ratified it yesterday afternoon.

2008-08-04 18:00:43

UFCW Local 555 will be holding a community rally at The Dalles Fred Meyer on Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 5:30pm - 7:00pm. The Non-Food employees at The Dalles Fred Meyer have been seeking their first contract since November 2007, when they overwhelmingly voted to be represented by UFCW Local 555.

2008-08-02 00:00:23

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 791 warned today that a strike is looming because Shaw's Supermarkets refuses to back off proposals that offer substandard wage increases, eliminate the defined benefit pension plan, and gut the health care plan while asking workers to pay more for a lesser health plan.

2008-08-01 18:00:26

WASHINGTON, Aug.

2008-06-27 09:02:54

By Michael H Samuels The labor union that represents 90 Waldbaum's pharmacists in 35 New York stores has filed unfair labor practices charges against A&P, the supermarket's parent company.


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bretelles
  • 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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