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  • Departments November 10, 2009

    What is the Coalition of Labor Union Women?

    The IAM has 5 sister representatives on the CLUW National Executive Board (NEB).  They are elected every 4 years at CLUW’s Biennial Convention.  At the convention held October 2009 in Los Angeles, California, the following sisters were elected to NEB positions: Delegates elected were Bobbie Betonti, LL 2763; Nancylee Waters, LL 700; Victoria Cheek, LL

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  • Departments November 10, 2009

    What is the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance?

    Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO, is the first and only national organization of Asian Pacific American union members. It organizes and works with Asian Pacific American workers, many of them immigrants, to build the labor movement and address exploitative conditions in the garment, electronics, hotel and restaurant, food processing, and

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  • Departments November 10, 2009

    What is the A. Philip Randolph Institute?

    A. Phillip Randolph and Bayard Rustin founded APRI with the belief that workers’ rights and civil rights were inseparable.  Randolph (1889-1979) was the greatest black labor leader in American history and the father of the modern civil rights movement.  Rustin (1912-1987), a leading civil rights and labor activist and strategist, was the chief organizer of

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  • Departments November 9, 2009

    National Day of Remembrance Honors Nuclear Workers

    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has invited its partners, stakeholders, and the public to join in honoring the National Day of Remembrance, Oct. 30, 2009, for the U.S. uranium and nuclear weapons workers who served their country during the Cold War Era.  “The National Day of Remembrance reminds us of the

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  • Departments November 4, 2009

    OSHA tracks worker fatalities and catastrophes

    OSHA has posted weekly summaries of worker fatalities and catastrophes reported by OSHA area offices and state plan states.   The weekly reports of fatalities and catastrophes (FAT/CAT Reports) are tabulations of fatalities or catastrophes reported by OSHA Area Offices and State Plan states via facsimile transmission of OSHA-36 forms, Fatality/Catastrophe Report, to the OSHA Directorate

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