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  • Departments October 23, 2009

    NAACP Honors Rita Rogers

    The first woman to hold the position of Business Representative in District 70 was honored recently by the Wichita branch of the NAACP with their Ronald A. Walters Civic Leadership Award. A long-time member of Local 733 in Wichita, Rita Rogers currently serves as the Assistant Directing Business Rep for District 70, with responsibilities that

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  • Departments October 22, 2009

    CLUW Convention Highlights

    15th Biennial Convention concluded in Los Angeles, CA, after four days of collaborating on ways to strengthen the labor movement and nurture future female union leaders. This year’s theme was titled “The Rising Tide of Change: Activism, Leadership – Union Women!” Delegates from across the country participated in workshops and panel discussions on networking and

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  • Departments October 16, 2009

    5,071 Workers Died on the Job in 2008

    Weekly Reports of Fatalities, Catastrophes, and Other Events  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 of Enforcement Programs (DEP) and the OSHA Directorate of Cooperative and

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  • Departments September 23, 2009

    15th Biennial CLUW Convention, October 14 – 17, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA

    15th Biennial CLUW Convention, October 14 – 17, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA The 15th Biennial CLUW Convention is scheduled for October 14 – 17, 2009, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. We are currently accepting registration form for IAM Delegates to attend the Convention.  All delegates must be members of CLUW. 

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  • Departments August 13, 2009

    OSHA publishes Direct Final Rule and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating the National Consensus Standards in its Acetylene Standard

    August 13, 2009 This final rule improves OSHA's acetylene standards in providing safe workplaces for workers by incorporating current technology and safe industry work practices.

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