Friday February 15, 2019
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BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 1/28/19
As the partial government shutdown entered its 35th day on January 25, federal workers gave the country a lesson in the power of labor. Citing “a slight increase in sick leave” at two of the largest air traffic control centers on the eastern seaboard, the Federal Aviation Authority ordered a 90-minute ground stop for flights going into LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
BY Brad Sigal | Bloomington, MN | 10/25/06
AFSCME Council 5, which represents over 40,000 public sector workers in Minnesota, held its annual convention here Oct. 5-7.
BY staff | United States | 4/02/05
Currently, as the top AFL-CIO officials discuss the future of the labor movement, management is attacking one of the few remaining densely unionized, high wage sectors.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 10/01/02
450 members of the Association of Flight Attendants are taking a stand against a greedy, union-busting employer. While the rest of the airline industry was talking givebacks, this group of workers chose to fight back in a fierce struggle to get their first contract.
BY J Burger | Minneapolis, MN | 4/02/00
In December 1999, a US District judge granted a request by Northwest Airlines to seize the personal computers of union activists.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/01/99
On August 26, rank and file flight attendants rejected a proposed contract with Northwest Airlines (NWA)
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