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    :: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 ::

    Unions hope to sway immigrants to join - By Nina Rao, News-Leader.com, MO
    If you can convince the women that union membership will help the men, then the men will join, explained Ken Nickols, business representative with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 203.

    On top of that, a Mexican-born organizer for the Carpenters' District Council has been driving from Nebraska to the Branson Landing construction site about once a month to talk to Spanish-speaking workers there, said Art Kessler, a local organizer with the Carpenters.
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