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WSIU Almanac 10.6.22

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Kevin Boucher

On This day in Labor History In 1976 The UAW ends a three-week strike against Ford Motor Co. when the company agrees to a contract that includes more vacation days and better retirement and unemployment benefits.

The Boo Bash Bocce Ball Tournament is coming up Saturday, October 29th at the Herrin Bocce courts. Costumes are encouraged and reservations will fill up quickly. Contact Jerry Womick at Local 773 for more information.

Laborers local 773 trains more than 5,500 Union Laborers each year and offer an apprenticeship program to qualified men and women who are interested in a career as a construction craft laborer with all the advantages of the Laborers' Union...good wages, great health and welfare benefits and lots of advancement opportunities. Find details at www.local773.com

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