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In this issue…
Mich. legislature latest attack on unions—right-to-work law
Mark your calendar Sector's Annual Conference set for April 20th
Four full-time organizers placed
IAPTA settles label dispute with MADCO, Inc.
In this edition: Acco Brands Buys MeadWestvaco; Commits to Reinvestment and Growth
Allied Files Suit to Protect Label In St. Louis Case
Publisher: Not Unable, But Unwilling to Pay Fair Wage
Sector & CWA Members Protest Wisconsin Gov's Visit to Springfield, IL
Gannett Takes Wal-Mart Approach
Around the Sector: Annual Mailer's Conference Set; St. Louis Mailers; Detroit Typographical; Hibbing; Champaign; Evansville; Deluth; New Jersey; Manchester; Local 14176; Salt Lake City; Reading Typographical; Boston and NY Locals Merge
Washington Post Settles Unfair Labor Practices Complaint; Reinstates Mailer's Chair
Renew America Expo Features Union Made Wares and Services
Does Your Company Market Its Label?
We Want You…To Register for the Website, Facebook & Twitter
In this edition: Branding the Bug; Presenting the All New & Improved Printing Sector Website; Scale Committee Reaches Tentative Pact With the NY Times; Pittsburgh Local 7 Reaches Out to Classroom; May 12, 2012 Marks 120th Anniversary of the Union Printers' Home; UPH Strives to Create 'Home-like' Atmoshpere for Residents, Visitors; Macomb Daily Confronts Offshore Demand; Six Resolved Pacts for Detroit Local; St. Louis Allied Slaps Down Label Pirate; Cadmus/Mack Printing Unit Votes to Approve Strike Authorization; New Leadership at the International Allied; Obituary-- Former Staffer William 'Russ' Waterson; CWA/ITU Negotiated Pension Plan.
In this edition: Highlights of the 25th Conference of the Printing, Publishing & Media Workers Sector of the Communications Workers of America; NPP Reports Strong Performance for 2010; Conference Approves New Alignment for PPMWS; President's Report—Wasser Lays Out Roadmap for PPMWS Future; Collective Bargaining Briefs Around the Sector; Resolution Hails Boarman for Service & Leadership
PPMWS represents over 8,000 workers in a diverse range of occupations in daily newspapers, commercial printing and mailing operations, graphic design, specialty manufacturing, publishing and distribution as well as the U. S. Government Printing Office. Our union combines the proud heritage of the International Typographical Union-the oldest continuously operating union in America-with the dynamic vision of the Communications Workers of America. The combination of these two influences provides our members and their families with responsive representation and progressive programs.
501 3rd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2797
202-434-1248 Sector offices
202-434-1100 CWA Main Office
Dan Wasser, President
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