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Gov. Deal bends rules for Capitol gala

...business executives at the seat of democracy in our state is concerning," said Charlie Flemming, president of the Georgia AFL-CIO unions.Deal's spokesman said it wasn't so different from when producers have rented the building to film TV shows or movies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-18/gov-deal-bends-rules-cap
Augusta city bus drivers vote to unionize

Augusta bus drivers voted Thursday to affiliate with the AFL-CIO's Transport Workers Union of America, in a move not surprising to critics of the city's troubled transit system.Thirty-nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-27/augusta-city-bus-drivers
Barnes snags union endorsement

...the endorsement of the Georgia state AFL-CIO the day before he began airing his third...get-out-the-vote efforts."AFL-CIO members all across Georgia are proud to...2010," said Richard Ray, Georgia AFL-CIO President. "We are confident that he can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/georgia
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Union will invest in rebuilding

NEW ORLEANS - The AFL-CIO plans to invest $700 million in housing...hobbled by the enormous disaster, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney said in an interview...and revitalization projects. The AFL-CIO already has applied to get title on 200...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/bus_85245.shtml
Business
Video shows SC union leader hitting Haley pinata

...retiring president of the South Carolina AFL-CIO hitting a pinata of Gov. Nikki Haley's...she posted, along with a link.AFL-CIO media director Alison Omens sent a statement...friends. She stressed it was not an AFL-CIO event."We were just having fun," said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-05-22/video-shows-sc-union-lea
On the campaign trail

Gov. Roy Barnes is greeted by AFL-CIO members Wednesday during the AFL-CIO labor convention at Sheraton Augusta Hotel. Mr. Barnes was in Augusta to address the group.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/17/met_358881.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/27/ent_221355.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/27/met_221316.shtml
Metro
Big Labor's breakup

...away from the 13-million-member AFL-CIO earlier this week, it marked the biggest...pumped $20 million annually into the AFL-CIO till. Considering the direction it was...nuts to crack. Is that because the AFL-CIO didn't try hard enough? Or is it because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/30/edi_459974.shtml
Editorials
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/23/op_259741.shtml
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