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    :: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 ::

    Labor chiefs shake heads at Gulf jobs - By Sasha Talcott, The Boston Globe
    With billions of public, private, and insurance dollars pouring into the Gulf Coast, the massive rebuilding effort is expected to attract scores of contractors, carpenters, and electricians from around the country, all eager to find work. But in New England, a key decision by President Bush early in the rebuilding efforts has opened up a sharp division between union and nonunion tradesmen, with several union leaders saying that they will not be able to afford to work in New Orleans while their nonunion counterparts make preparations to go.
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