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    :: Sunday, August 14, 2005 ::

    Will Safety Suffer From a Divided Labor Movement? - Occupational Hazards
    Part One: AFL-CIO Eliminates Safety and Health Department

    The representatives were unanimous and ardent in their praise for the work of the department and its director, Peg Seminario. They agreed as well that the decision to eliminate the department and two of its positions is a huge mistake that will hurt workplace safety and health. The AFL-CIO was also criticized for failing to consult member unions on these cuts and, according to Borwegen, for using a 'meat-axe, not a scalpel.'
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