Monday, June 2, 2008

Monday Morning One Liners

Veteran labor leaders representing 100,000 workers in Colorado have joined forces to fight right-to-work ballot measure.

The American Lung Association recently presented Wegmans Food Markets here with the Lung Champion Award in recognition of its decision to halt the sale of tobacco products.
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Nearly 40 workers at Foxwoods Resort Casino's race book have voted against joining the United Auto Workers union.

The smallest Whole Foods store in the company’s development pipeline -- only 16,790 square feet -- will apparently replace one of the two remaining Bell Markets stores in San Francisco.
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Albor Ruiz of the NY Daily News writes 'The plan to save our dying supermarkets'.

The first location of Pathmark’s new “price impact” format opened Friday in Irvington, N.J.

The Senate will likely re-vote on the full 2007 Farm Bill this week, Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin's office told congressional newspaper The Hill on Friday.
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Council Member Simcha Felder will challenge state Senator Kevin Parker for his seat.

The SEIU is voting to have members use '24-hour call centers', rather than handle grievances with a union delegate one on one.

In the past year, 22,000 New Yorkers who work on Wall Street have lost their jobs, according to a Crain’s estimate. And far more blood-letting is to come.

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