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WSIU Almanac 12.21.23

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Kevin Boucher
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This is your WSIU Union Almanac for Thursday, December 21st brought to you by Liuna, the Laborers International Union of North America, the Laborers local 773 and by Ullico Insurance and Investments.

They would like to extend holiday greetings to all of their union members. Merry Christmas to you and your family during this special time of year.

This week in labor history, 1968 – Four railway unions merge to become the United Transportation Union: Trainmen, Firemen & Enginemen, Switchmen, and Conductors and Brakemen.

Locally,
Construction workers are needed in many industries. If you or someone you know is interested in a career as a construction craft laborer with all the advantages of the Laborers’ Union, look for details on the website, www.local773.com

And as a reminder, Applications for apprenticeships are accepted online the first Tuesday of each month. And be sure to Follow Local 773 on Facebook to keep an eye out for upcoming events.

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Leah Lerner is a media writer, producer, and announcer at WSIU Public Broadcasting located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiunews@wsiu.org.
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WSIU Almanac | The Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little "slice of life" about the day. Send information to us at almanac@wsiu.org or wsiuradio@wsiu.org.