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  • Departments October 28, 2005

    Civil Rights Pioneer Rosa Park Dies

    OCTOBER 25, 2005 – Civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks passed away at the age of 92 on Monday. It was Parks refusal to surrender her bus seat to a white rider more than 50 years ago that helped launch the modern civil rights movement. Her simple act of disobedience in a segregated Montgomery, Alabama set

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  • Departments October 12, 2005

    IMF NewsBriefs No. 14/2005

    IMF NewsBriefs No. 14/2005 WTO GENERAL COUNCIL MEETS IN GENEVA The IMF joins other global trade unions and non-governmental organisations in a series of actions that coincide with the WTO General Council in Geneva next week. GENEVA, October 12, 2005:  Eradicating poverty and promoting employment will be the subject of a series of meetings between

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  • Departments , News September 30, 2005

    IMF NewsBriefs – September 15, 2005 – Challenge of China

    “THE CHALLENGE OF CHINA” The Swedish Metalworkers’ Union has published a report on China, which provides an account of the current situation and suggests strategies for dealing with the challenges it presents. SWEDEN: The Swedish Metalworkers’ Union, Svenska Metall, has published a report on China, entitled “The challenge of China – trade union and industrial

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  • Departments September 23, 2005

    District Lodge 98 Local 175 Harley Bike Show for Guide Dogs of America

    On The Road with Harley-Davidson TV Show District Lodge 98, Local Lodge 175 and the Harley-Davidson company sponsored a bike build booth at the All-Star Choppers show in Ocean City, Maryland September 16-18, 2005. Members of Local 175 from York, Pennsylvania’s Harley-Davidson facility built a 2006 Harley-Davidson Street Guide FLHX. On Sunday, the bike was raffled

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  • Departments September 13, 2005

    IMF NewsBriefs No. 12/2005 – VW Plans………

    VW PLANS TO AXE JOBS In an effort to cut costs, Volkswagen announced that jobs in Europe may go, but will honour the agreement that exists at six of its German plants on no dismissals until 2011. GERMANY: Volkswagen (VW) announced that it might cut jobs at its European plants over the next three years

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