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  • Local News June 13, 2006

    Lodge 643 Member’s Son Wins Scholarship

    Michael J. Peluso, now in his senior year at Columbia University, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Union Plus program.  Michael is the son of Long Island Rail Road Lodge 643 member Joseph Peluso of Floral Park, New York. In addition to demonstrating academic ability, applicants are required to submit essays outlining their

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  • Local News May 22, 2006

    Ray Huffer Retires; Olivia Nelson-Richard Now LC

    After 33 years, Local 1315 Chairman Ray Huffer retired December 31.  Signing on in 1971, he had served as Local Chairman since 1996.  The local represents some 750 members at the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority.   In his years of leadership and activism, Huffer served as chief negotiator in several contracts, winning key improvements in

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