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    :: Friday, May 06, 2005 ::

    AFL-CIO Kills Health and Safety Department By Jordan Barab, Confined Space
    And as I asked before, how can working people and individual unions working alone be any match for the well funded combined power of the Chamber of Commerce, NAM, NFIB and individual industry associations who have the ability to hire high-priced attorneys, scientists - and legislators? Indeed, champagne corks must be popping in corporate suites all across America. The AFL-CIO's Health and Safety Department has been one of the only forces standing between workers' ability to come home safely at the end of ever day and complete corporate domination of workers' lives and health. And now it's gone.

    So much for fighting for the living, and the dead are rolling over in their graves.
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