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Senate Likely to Squelch Unionization Legislation

June 20, 2007
The bill, which has 46 Democratic co-sponsors, would allow a union to form if a majority of workers sign cards authorizing a bargaining unit. Unions strongly favor it; employers abhor it. President Bush has vowed a veto.
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Union Takes Aim at Private Equity Buyouts

May 4, 2007
The Service Employees International Union has set its sights on a new target: private equity firms. Late last month, the union launched a Web site and published a paper expressing its concerns about the wave of private equity deals taking over corporate America and the implications for workers.
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NYC Union Targets JPMorgan on YouTube

May 1, 2007
A union spokeswoman says the local posted the video to bring attention to the problem of identity theft. It shows a union researcher inspecting trash bags outside of the Chase branches.
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