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    :: Thursday, May 01, 2008 ::

    Drywall Finishers Reaffirm Their Support of Painters Union - by Mike Hall, AFL-CIO Weblog
    A unit of 580 drywall finishers in New Jersey voted overwhelmingly—94 percent—to stick with their union, the Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 71, and rejected an attempt by the Carpenters (UBC), which left the AFL-CIO in 2001, to sign up the workers.
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