Puccini's geishas

...That's because two women are sharing the lead role of Cio-Cio-San, commonly referred to as Madame Butterfly.trpr...the 1997-98 season, Mrs. Telese has sung the part of Cio-Cio-San for the Dayton Opera and the Tulsa Opera. She's...

Guest Column: S.C. labor leader finds no room forworking people at the governor's table

...DeWitt, is president of South Carolina AFL-CIO) IN HIS FIRST real test of character...Chamber predicted. THE SOUTH Carolina AFL-CIO and Riley worked hard to get Hodges elected...Party and am recommending that state AFL-CIO affiliates and the 78,000 union members...

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Labor union stands behind Kerry

...Thursday, with the president of the AFL-CIO proclaiming that it was time "to unite...barely a block from the White House, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said his organization...Unable to settle on one candidate, the AFL-CIO withheld its endorsement late last year...

Vogtle site labor official named

The AFL-CIO's Building and Construction Trades Department has appointed its own labor relations plant site coordinator for the construction...

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AUGUSTA Food drive to help Golden Harvest The National Association of Letter Carriers, the AFL-CIO, Saturn of Augusta and Campbell's Soup Co. will hold an annual food drive May 13. To participate, place nonperishable items...

Postal privatization protested

About 50 members of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO picketed Augusta area post offices Monday to protest plans to turn some of the postal service over to private businesses. "We're...

Norwood's 'Nay'

...taking money from the Chinese Army; the vice president admits making fund-raising calls from government offices; the AFL-CIO brags about using workers' dues to buy television ads supporting congressional candidates; and illegal aliens flocked to the...

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Today's jobs fail to meet basic needs

...advancement, according to a poll released Tuesday by the AFL-CIO. "They see today's jobs as failing to meet the most basic...retirement security and time to spend with family," said AFL-CIO President John J. Sweeney. The labor federation commissioned...

Cites UPS workers as losers in strike

...United Parcel Service has been back on the road for more than two weeks, but who are the winners and losers? As a retired AFL-CIO employee, I claim the strike was a result of union management greed to collect more dues from hard-working people. The member...

More PACs give to Norwood

...It's nauseating when it gets down to it," Dr. Norwood said. "(But) I have to raise enough money to offset the AFL-CIO" labor unions buying ads critical of him. For Democrat David Bell, it has been more of a single pipeline - 75 percent of his...