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    :: Friday, November 04, 2005 ::

    Striking Copper Miners Need Your Help - AFL-CIO News
    Tony Pizano, 50, a member of United Steelworkers Local 951 in Kearny, Ariz., is among those who face losing his homeā€”as early as next month.

    To help the strikers pay their bills and feed their families, the eight unions representing workers at Asarco established the Copper Workers Emergency Strike and Defense Fund. Along with the USW, the seven other unions include the Boilermakers, Electrical Workers, Machinists, Operating Engineers, Plumbers and Pipefitters and the unaffiliated Carpenters and Teamsters.
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