Communications Workers of America (CWA)
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Mar 05, 2009 Piecemeal Layoffs Avoid Warning Laws
QUOTE: These unannounced cuts [At IBM], labor experts say, raise issues of disclosure and the treatment of workers. They argue that the federal law requiring warning of certain kinds of layoffs should be overhauled to cover smaller job cuts.
New York Times Feb 07, 2007 Wal-Mart, Unions Collaborate on Health Care: Alliance's Goal Is to Improve Healthcare
QUOTE: Wal-Mart used to be noticeable for its absence from business coalitions calling for government help with the health-care crisis. As the rising cost of employee medical care staggered other large companies, Wal-Mart, which did not provide health coverage for the majority of its employees, was silent. But during a national crisis over the growing ranks of uninsured workers, Wal-Mart quickly became a target.
Washington Post Sep 05, 2006 Officials Slow to Hear Claims of 9/11 Illnesses
QUOTE: government officials have only recently begun to take a role in the care of many of the 40,000 responders and recovery workers who were made sick by toxic materials at ground zero. But for many of the ill and those worried about becoming sick, government actions — coming from officials whom they see as more concerned about the politics of the moment than the health of those who responded to the emergency — are too limited and too late.
New York Times Apr 16, 2003 Pension Wars: The Fallout after IBM
QUOTE: But ever since disgruntled IBM employees brought the issue to public attention, the movement by major corporations to convert traditional defined-benefit plans to so-called cash-balance pension plans has been a lightning rod for workers'--and particularly baby boomers'--growing anxiety over their retirement incomes.
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