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    • Cost-of-living raises so that wage rates rise with living costs.
    • Increased purchasing power to provide a higher standard of living.
    • Paid sick leave and life insurance for workers; employer-paid hospital, medical, dental and eye care benefits for workers and their families.
    • Equal pay for equal work regardless of sex, race, or national origin.
    • A safe, healthy workplace.
    • Shorter work week with double time for voluntary overtime.
    • Restrictions on subcontracting. Employer-paid insurance or work, broken, or stolen tools.
    • Joint apprentice training and retraining on the job.
    • Portable pensions with optional early retirement benefits.
    • Severance pay and supplemental unemployment benefits
    • Union Shop