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News Roundup:UNITE HERE, Utah, and Blago

SEIU’s Tom Balanoff could be “a strong witness” for federal prosecutors in the Blogojevich trial.

Utah state Reps. Wimmer and Herriman take steps to guarantee secret ballots in union elections by proposing an amendment to Utah’s constitution.

More nasty words from the UNITE HERE internal struggle, “Today we saw the future of Unite Here if this merger is allowed to continue. Instead of a collaborative organization built on pooled resources and mutual support, we will have a tyranny run by a faction of the board that will seize the assets built up over a hundred years by garment and textile workers,”

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