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    Vol.63/No.11           March 22, 1999 
Newspaper workers, others rally in Detroit to win more jobs back  
Blowing whistles to celebrate a judge's ruling that picket line noise does not violate city ordinances, 200 locked-out and returned Detroit newspaper workers along with supporters protested outside the Detroit News building March 2, demanding more workers be reinstated. On March 5 the unionists won a small victory when the National Labor Relations Board refused to reconsider two earlier rulings that ordered the newspapers to return 1,000 workers to their jobs. The NLRB can now go to the U.S. Court of Appeals to enforce its order. Another protest is called for March 12 at noon at the same location. A group of newspaper workers joined a picket by Communications Workers of America a few blocks away, who were protesting job losses.

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