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[SDCPJ] News-06/24/2010--Unions At Rite-Aid Call On Its Shareholders For Fair Labor Contracts, Swedish Dock

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News-06/24/2010--Unions At Rite-Aid Call On Its Shareholders For Fair Labor Contracts, Swedish Dock Workers Refuse To Handle Israeli Goods In Week-Long Protest, Detroit IBEW Workers On Strike At DTE Energy, Gulf Oil Spill Is Affecting Restaurant Seafood Supplies
 
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Unions At Rite-Aid Call On Its Shareholders For Fair Labor Contracts
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Swedish Dock Workers Refuse To Handle Israeli Goods In Week-Long Protest
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Detroit IBEW Workers On Strike At DTE Energy
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Economic Report--Gulf Oil Spill Is Affecting Restaurant Seafood Supplies
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Unions At Rite-Aid Call On Its Shareholders For Fair Labor Contracts
On Wednesday, four unions - UFCW, teamsters, SEIU and longshoremen - used the annual shareholders meeting of the national drugstore chain Rite-Aid to call on the company to bargain in good faith with its workers to reach new fair contracts.
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Swedish Dock Workers Refuse To Handle Israeli Goods In Week-Long Protest
Israelis will have a difficult time getting goods in and out of Sweden over the next week.
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Detroit IBEW Workers On Strike At DTE Energy
At midnight Tuesday, 600 tree trimmers walked off the job due to an inability to reach a contract agreement with the five companies that subcontract for DTE Energy.
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Gulf Oil Spill Is Affecting Restaurant Seafood Supplies
What is the ripple effect of the oil spill?
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Opponents of Comcast's anticipated merger with NBC Universal went toe to toe with supporters of the plan at a House Judiciary Committee meeting Monday.
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