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Author: Stephanie West

AFL-CIO Fights VA privatization

The delegates to AFL-CIO’s quadrennial convention in St. Louis adopted two resolutions submitted by AFGE in support of workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The AFL-CIO resolved to oppose the privatization of veterans’

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Syracuse International Airport Upgraded

Syracuse, NY – The first phase of a $48.8 million construction project to transform Syracuse Hancock International Airport into a modern-day facility has begun. The project includes a reconstruction of the terminal

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Assaults on Guards Up 51% In Illinois

Chicago, Illinois – Statistical data has now confirmed assaults on correction officers in Illinois prisons housing youths continue to rise. There were 541 assaults on correction workers in 2015. and this

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UWUA Workers Head for Puerto Rico

Newwork, NJ –  Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) has contacted local union presidents  in an effort to recruit skilled  workers interested in going to Puerto Rico. These union members

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