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the Boilermaker Reporter

Volume 39, Number 6
Nov 2000 to Dec 2000

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Included articles:

National apprentice competitions; Tripartite Alliance Conference; Organizing wins; Employers must have "Just Cause" for discipline; The global economy; Companies find new sources of profits: pensions, retiree medical benefits; Recent contract settlements; and much, much more ...

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Regardless Who Is President, Our Union's Mission Remains The Same

Charles W. Jones, International President Emeritus

We must fight for labor law reform so working families get a fair break

The presidential election took place three weeks ago, yet we still don't have a winner. The closest election in more than 100 years has spawned an electoral tangle that may take months to resolve.

Both candidates claim that their lawsuits and legal wrangling are merely attempts to ensure that the results of the election reflect "the will of the people."

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