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L-60 members complete OSHA 30

EIGHT MEMBERS OF Local 60 (Peoria, Ill.) completed OSHA 30 training last September. Front row, l. to r., instructor Darren Lindee, Denis Burress, Suzan Besimi and Joe Palazzo. Back row, l. to r., Jason Johnston, Lucas Balek, Aaron Lochbaum, Mark Walbeeser and Henry McGlothlin.

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10 Reasons Fast Track is bad for America

Jan. 21 Is National Labor Call-in Day

Tell Your Member of Congress NO FAST TRACK!

Call 1-855-712-8441 and Enter Your Zip Code to Connect

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“All Labor Has Dignity”: King’s Other Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor

A few weeks ago, I saw Selma, a remarkable movie about the unbreakable persistence and moral leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the struggle to secure voting rights for African-Americans in the Jim Crow south.

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Navy launches L-696-built LCS 7

LCS 7 is rolled out of the assembly building for additional work prior to launch.

Littoral combat ship will be named USS Detroit

MEMBERS OF LOCAL 696 reached another milestone October 18 with the launch of the U.S. Navy’s LCS 7 into the Menominee River at the shipyard of Marinette Marine Corporation in Marinette, Wis. Marinette Marine is a subsidiary of Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri.

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Bank of Labor announces plans for D.C. office

Site will be near AFL-CIO headquarters

BANK OF LABOR will open a new Washington, D.C., office in the spring of 2015, providing a physical presence for the bank in the hub of the U.S. Labor Movement. The office will be located at 815 Connecticut Ave., just a short walk to AFL-CIO headquarters. In a statement released to the media December 11, International President Newton B. Jones, Bank of Labor CEO and Chairman of the Board, said the bank will cater primarily to national and international unions, local lodges, progressive groups, and union-affiliated organizations.

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Boilermakers union wins five ILCA awards

IBB cited for publishing and website work

THE INTERNATIONAL LABOR Communications Association has announced that creative work produced by the Boilermakers International has been selected for five awards for excellence.

The Communications Department and the Department of Government Affairs received a first place award in the “General Excellence – Non-periodical Publications” category for the Boilermakers’ LEAP manual.

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