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Corporations, Unions And The Value Of Opposition

So, why have unions? Because the persistent problem of unlimited corporate power requires an effective counterbalance. The need for such a counterbalance is clear. W...

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129 Million Americans With A Pre-Existing Condition Could Be Denied Coverage Without New Health Reform Law

Prior to the Affordable Care Act, in the vast majority of states, insurance companies in the individual market could deny coverage, charge higher premiums, and/or limit benefits ba...

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Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship For 2011-2012 Academic Year

The Robert D. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 academic year. Applications must be post...

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Legacy T Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs)

Greetings and Happy New Year to you all! Our office has received questions regarding how HRAs will be funded and whether the funds will be available to employees leaving the...

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Meeting(s) Schedule For February 8, 2011 at 10 S. Canal & 717 S Wells

One year ago today I took an oath to serve as your President. In keeping with my commitment to keep you informed I have scheduled a membership meeting for Tuesday, February 8, 201...

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President Obama To Install CWA Vice-President William J. Boarman As Public Printer Of The United States

"President Obama said Wednesday that he intended to install six appointees ? including James Cole, his controversial pick for the No. 2 spot at the Justice Department ? while Congr...

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"AT$T Labor Notice" - 2011 CarePlus/MedPlus Changes To Covered Procedures and Services

The following AT$T Labor Notice is with regard to the CarePlus and MedPlus list of Covered Procedures and Services effective January 1, 2011. Download below:...

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AT$T Legacy T Surplus & VTP Announcement!

CWA VP Ralph Maly received the following SURPLUS and VTP Announcement from Diane Bradley, Assistant VP AT$T Legacy T Labor Relations. Download PDF file below for more information

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AT$T/Legacy SBC Bargaining Units - 2011 GATT Rate @ 4.19%

The 2011 Gatt Rate is 4.19% - a decrease which you'll remember actually increases a lump sum payout. (The current 2010 Gatt Rate is 4.31%. Remember the Gatt rate does NOT impact a ...

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William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Chicago Federation of Labor will once again offer the William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Awards to ten graduating high school students who are members of union families....

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