Privatized Army in Harm's Way

January 23, 2003

They live in bomb-hardened warehouses in a remote Qatari desert camp within Scud-missile range of Baghdad, fine-tuning some of the world's most sophisticated satellite and computer systems in America's most forward command-and-control center, as they process the most sensitive U.S. intelligence data.

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Airport screeners seek union

January 13, 2003

A petition filed by more than 150 of the Pittsburgh-based screeners of passengers and baggage has been filed with the Federal Labor Relations Authority. Also, AFGE has filed a federal lawsuit in Washington, D.C., against Transportation Under Secretary James Loy that could make way for all of the nation's 55,000 airport screeners to become union members.

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Another Take on Homeland Security

January 12, 2003

First, Bush officials set up as a way to communicate with the more than 170,000 employees moving to the Department of Homeland Security.

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