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AT$T Legacy T Declares Surplus & VTP
CWA VP Ralph Maly received the following SURPLUS and VTP Announcement from Diane Bradley, Assistant VP AT$T Legacy T Labor Relations. Download PDF file below for more information...
Senator Coburn: Report Will Make Us 'Look Like Jackasses'
Sen. Tom Coburn issued a cryptic warning about a Government Accountability Office report that will be released Tuesday morning, saying it will make all of us look like jackasses....
New Report Details Affordable Care Act Resources and Flexibility for States
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released a new report showing that the Affordable Care Act provides states with significant flexibility and resources t...
No Unions: Government By The Rich, For The Rich
"Let's be clear. The attacks are concerted. Wisconsin, historically an important place of unionized workers, is an important battleground. If the public unions can be broken there,...
PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS CREATE COST SAVINGS
"What is particularly troublesome about the message currently being presented in the media, and espoused by some politicians, is the conscious effort to avoid, rather than address ...
A View From The Line: By Dave Schoenecker
"There's a place on the Far South Side of Chicago that's gone through some very hard times and some rather good times. It's pulled through when so many other places ...
AT$T Legacy T 2011 Cost of Living Allowance
Feb 11, 2011 To: AT&T Local Presidents We have received the attached letter regarding 2011 Cost -of-Living Allowance from Labor Relations.
January 25, 2011 at 9:00pm - Illinois IBEW Local 21 AT$T Surplus Mitigation Agreement Update
Late yesterday, IBEW Local 21 leadership reached an agreement with AT&T that should minimize the negative impact on members from AT&Ts early January, 2011 Surplus announcement. A...
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...
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...