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New York: State-funded workbook on EMF health risks published in 1990

Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) : A Training Workbook for Working People
Produced by The Labor Institute, NYC
October 1990

Funded by a grant from the New York State Department of Labor, Occupational safety and Health Training and Education Program, Contract Number C006029… 684 more words

Joe Biden jokes about having 'permission' to hug union leader

WASHINGTON — In his first public appearance since several women said he had behaved physically inappropriately, former Vice-President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his tendency to be affectionate while delivering a nostalgia-drenched speech aimed at winning back the white, blue collar workers who backed Trump in 2016. 986 more words


AFL-CIO Energy Committee releases letter opposing the Green New Deal

A  letter, dated March 8, was addressed to Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandra Ocasio Cortez, and signed by  Cecil Roberts, president of the United Mine Workers of America , and Lonnie Stephenson, president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, on behalf of the  AFL-CIO’s Energy Committee.  341 more words

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Lakeshore on the hunt for new top bureaucrat

As Lakeshore hunts for a new head of its administration, striking municipal workers are calling on the town’s mayor to “take the reins” in negotiating a contract settlement. 553 more words

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Part-time facility attendants on strike in Lakeshore

Twenty-one part-time Town of Lakeshore facility attendants who work primarily at the Atlas Tube Centre are on strike after a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon.

The strike was announced by Christie Armstrong, business rep for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 636, who earlier in the day expressed exasperation over the manner in which Town of Lakeshore officials were conducting bargaining. 492 more words

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We’ve had our MiFi (jetpack wifi device)for about a week now. After we went and picked it up from Verizon, brought it back to the Fifth wheel and I almost through it out the front door. 316 more words

Gypsy Travelers

One down, 23 to go.

We’ve run into a few minor bumps since we got here.

1. No internet connection other than our phones & using them as hotspots don’t work. 210 more words

Gypsy Travelers