Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...Richard Woods in the GOP runoff.Wilson, who has already been endorsed by the Georgia Association of Educators and the AFL-CIO, announced Tuesday the backing of 24 Democratic legislators from across the state, which is noteworthy because her opponent...

Georgia business-labor coalition calls for immigration reform, cites survey

...Technology Association of Georgia, the Georgia Restaurant Association, the Georgia Poultry Federation and the unions ALF-CIO and Workers United."You cannot dismiss the economic data because it is clear; it is compelling; it is real, and it is conservative...

Computer concerns at Athens hospital

...physician for (five) days."The letter was addressed to ARMC President and CEO James G. Thaw and Senior Vice President and CIO Gretchen Tegethoff. It was signed by more than a dozen physicians, including Carolann Eisenhart, president of the medical...

Georgia would feel minimum wage hike, study says

...averaged $41,000 in profits per employee, according to AFL-CIO research.Georgia will be among the biggest winners from an...according to Charlie Flemming, president of the Georgia ALF-CIO."To non-economists like myself, this makes perfect sense...

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...