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Unions Can Bargain on Behalf of Airport Security

Posted by Mother Goose on February 4, 2011 at 3:57 PM Comments comments (0)

By ERIC LIPTON Published: February 4, 2011

WASHINGTON — Seeking to end a debate that has brewed for nearly a decade, the director of the Transportation Security Administration announced on Friday that a union would be allowed to bargain over working conditions on behalf of the nation’s 45,000 airport security officers, although certain issues like pay will not be subject to negotiation.

The question of whether unions can negoti...

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Iran Placing Medium-Range Missiles in Venezuela; Can Reach the U.S.

Posted by Mother Goose on December 9, 2010 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

by Anna Mahjar-Barducci

December 8, 2010 at 5:00 am

Iran is planning to place medium-range missiles on Venezuelan soil, based on western information sources[1], according to an article in the German daily, Die Welt, of November 25, 2010. According to the article, an agreement between the two countries was signed during the last visit o Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to Tehran...

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Feds moving to dismiss some deportation cases

Posted by Mother Goose on August 25, 2010 at 10:53 AM Comments comments (1)

Critics assail the plan as a bid to create a kind of backdoor 'amnesty'


Copyright 2010, HOUSTON CHRONICLEAug. 24, 2010, 9:00PM

The Department of Homeland Security is systematically reviewing thousands of pending immigration cases and moving to dismiss those filed against suspected illegal immigrants who have no serious criminal records, according to several sources familiar with the efforts.

Culling the immigratio...

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