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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 41, Number 6
Nov 2002 to Dec 2002

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Included articles:

Local 667's Jerry Fulk wins national apprentice competition; Texans form Lone Star District; Poll: Union members vote on issues; Owners, contractors, and union reps. attend national tripartite conference; L-146 members help build Shell's Scotford Upgrader for oil sands; Settlements; and much, much more ...

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Without Unions, Workers Can Never Enjoy Domestic Security

Charles W. Jones, International President Emeritus

Bush's success in denying worker rights to federal employees should not be ignored

The end of the year is traditionally a time when we reflect on the past and plan for the future. It is no accident that the month of January was named for the Roman god Janus, whose head had one face in front and another one behind.

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What To Do When a Member Asks For Advice

Have your tools handy & be careful what you say

Imagine this scenario: You and a friend are out having lunch in a restaurant. Your friend happens to be an attorney, and from time to time he has given you legal advice. Suddenly, the police come in and ask you if your name is Jesse James, and did you rob the Glendale train?

Of course, you tell the police no, you are not Jesse James and you have never robbed a train. You show the police your driver's license and try to explain to them who you are.

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