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US federal mediators to join NHL labor talks

...assigned three mediators to assist negotiations - deputy director Scot Beckenbaugh, director of mediation services John Sweeney and Commissioner Guy Serota.The sides are to meet separately with the mediators Wednesday."While we have no particular...
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...agreed to use the assistance of the FMCS and that deputy director Scot L. Beckenbaugh, director of mediation services John Sweeney and Commissioner Guy Serota will join the talks.Cohen has worked with the players' associations for Major League...

...Biblical prophecy. And Christian street-corner activist John Sweeney of Juneau says that a prophetic passage in the Old Testament...mid-tribulation rapture. Street-corner activist John Sweeney goes so far as to call the pre-trib theology ``non-scriptural...
States mull value of tourism advertising in budget crunch

...advances provide unprecedented opportunities for states and companies to circumvent traditional media advertising, said John Sweeney, head of the advertising sequence at the University of North Carolina. Becoming too dependent on viral marketing...
EFCA provision isn't about helping workers

In their recent opinion column, John Sweeney and Vince Beltrami spare no rhetorical flourish in promoting the so-called Employee Free Choice Act. The problem is that they...
Taxing health benefits would be a costly solution

Congressional discussions over how to pay for health-care reform are being hindered by several myths that obscure the value of the employer-sponsored health plans covering more than 160 million Americans. Persistent misconceptions about the "tax-favored treatment" of employer-sponsored coverage are that it (1) leads to overconsumption of health services and (2) favors the wealthy.
My Turn: Court ruling advances oil, gas leasing Nation's failure to protect workers' rights a tragedy

...restore once and for all workers' democratic right to build a better life through collective bargaining on the job. John Sweeney is president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations and Vince Beltrami is president...
EFCA would give power to employees

...Employee Free Choice Act and a somewhat venomous letter to the editor published May 8, disparaging the Vince Beltrami and John Sweeney (Alaska and national AFL-CIO leaders) letter, I'd like to make some comments that might help to set the record...


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