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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 44, Number 3
Jun 2005 to Jul 2005


Included articles:

Articles include: Local 502 excels for PSF at Shell turnaround, ENR recognizes Joe Maloney, Lockout heats up at Wabash Alloys, Vanover receives governor's award, BCTD Conference sets tone for year of activity, Political activity pays off, Local 60 Boilermakers jump into their work, BIC conducts election workshop, International awards 33 scholarships, How to apply for a Boilermaker Scholarship, Retiree clubs keep members young, and much, much more...

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U.S. needs a healthcare policy

Newton B. Jones, Intl. President

Healthcare costs are out of control, killing jobs and destroying lives

IN JUNE, GENERAL MOTORS (GM) announced they would lay off 25,000 workers over the next three years. One reason they cited was the growing cost of health care, which now adds more than $1,500 to the cost of each new GM vehicle sold and is rising at doubledigit rates, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.

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