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  •  - Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour  disputes as they walk through the check in area at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes as they walk through the check in area at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:49:26 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE) representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes as the walk though the check in area at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT)
  •  - Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour  disputes as they walk through the check in area at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes as they walk through the check in area at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:48:32 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE) representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes as the walk though the check in area at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT)
  •  - Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:46:57 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE) representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT)
  •  - Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto

    Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:45:22 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE) representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT)
  •  - Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:43:06 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE) representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT)
  •  - A person holds a flag with the logo of the CUPE, which represents flight attendants from Air Canada, during a protest about labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

    A person holds a flag with the logo of the CUPE, which represents flight attendants from Air Canada, during a protest about labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:30:46 PM EST
    A person holds a flag with the logo of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE), which represents flight attendants from Air Canada, during a protest about labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - The Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan speaks to members of the CUPE, representing flight attendants from Air Canada, as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International

    The Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan speaks to members of the CUPE, representing flight attendants from Air Canada, as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:28:19 PM EST
    The Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan speaks to members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE), representing flight attendants from Air Canada, as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - The Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan speaks to members of the CUPE, representing flight attendants from Air Canada, as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International

    The Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan speaks to members of the CUPE, representing flight attendants from Air Canada, as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:26:19 PM EST
    The Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan speaks to members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE), representing flight attendants from Air Canada, as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Members of the CUPE, representing flight attendants from Air Canada, hold signs as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

    Members of the CUPE, representing flight attendants from Air Canada, hold signs as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:24:39 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE), representing flight attendants from Air Canada, hold signs as they protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

    Members of the CUPE representing flight attendants from Air Canada protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport

    Posted: 9/20/2011 12:22:46 PM EST
    Members of the Canadian Union for Public Employees (CUPE), representing flight attendants from Air Canada, protest labour disputes at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto, September 20, 2011. Labour talks between Air Canada and its unionized flight attendants will resume later on Tuesday with both sides expressing hope that a last-minute deal was still within reach. The CUPE, which represents Air Canada's 6,800 flight attendants, organized rallies at airports across Canada on Tuesday, some 14 hours ahead of a possible strike. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: BUSINESS TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST EMPLOYMENT)
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    Posted: 8/31/2011 12:10:48 PM EST
    FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2011 file photo, a sign that says "I support my teacher" hangs on a statue outside the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Twice as many public school teachers decided to retire this year as in each of the past two years, the leading edge of a mass exodus of public employees who decided to hang it up rather than pay more for their health insurance and pension benefits as required under changes pushed by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican Legislature. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps, File)
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    Posted: 8/10/2011 7:21:52 PM EST
    FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, State Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, speaks during debate on concealed carry legislation in the state Senate at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. Darling is one of six Wisconsin senators fighting Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 to keep their jobs in a recall election, trying to beat back Democratic challengers who stoked a political backlash against Republican Gov. Scott Walker for his efforts to strip public employees of most union rights. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, M.P. King, File)
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    Posted: 7/10/2011 6:45:53 PM EST
    In this photo taken Friday, July 8, 2011 in St. Anthony Village, Minn., Erik Pakieser is shown at his home. The emergency planner for the state transportation department, Pakieser is one of around 22,000 laid-off public employees hoping for a quick end to the Minnesota government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
  •  - Union supporter Tom Ullom watches a broadcast of the Ohio House debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus

    Union supporter Tom Ullom watches a broadcast of the Ohio House debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:57:24 PM EST
    Union supporter Tom Ullom, of Westerville, watches a broadcast of the Ohio House debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Union supporter Scott Blackburn protests in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Union supporter Scott Blackburn protests in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:55:53 PM EST
    Union supporter Scott Blackburn, of Columbus, protests in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - Representative Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) shakes hands with union supporters in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda in Columbus

    Representative Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) shakes hands with union supporters in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:54:07 PM EST
    Representative Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) shakes hands with union supporters in the Ohio Statehouse Rotunda during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Ohio House minority leader Armond D. Budish (D-Beachwood) listens to a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Ohio House minority leader Armond D. Budish (D-Beachwood) listens to a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:51:47 PM EST
    Ohio House minority leader Armond D. Budish (D-Beachwood) listens to a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Union supporters watch a broadcast of the Ohio House debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus

    Union supporters watch a broadcast of the Ohio House debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:41:28 PM EST
    Union supporters watch a broadcast of the Ohio House debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) silences the gallery during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) silences the gallery during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:37:02 PM EST
    Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) silences the gallery during a floor debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) presides over the floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) presides over the floor debate on Senate Bill 5 in Columbus

    Posted: 3/30/2011 3:35:27 PM EST
    Speaker of the Ohio House William G. Batchelder (R-Medina) presides over the floor debate on Senate Bill 5 at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, March 30, 2011. The Republican-dominated Ohio House may consider a bill on Wednesday that would strip about 350,000 public employees of most collective bargaining rights and ban them from striking. REUTERS/Matt Sullivan (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)