Submitted by Blake on January 26, 2000 - 7:09pm
From the Washington Post
With workers firing up home computers and fax machines, children Web surfing, and others using the day at home to make long calls, telecommunications systems throughout the region slowed down or didn\'t function at all.
Bell Atlantic reported heavy congestion yesterday as people used phone lines while they tried to work at home rather than risk a treacherous drive to the office.
Submitted by Blake on January 26, 2000 - 2:26pm
Read Grishams\' new book on line, well part of it HERE
Submitted by Blake on January 26, 2000 - 2:23pm
Submitted by Blake on January 26, 2000 - 12:13pm
Toronto library workers plan strike votes this week as bargaining for a first amalgamated contract continues.
Contract talks between the 2,500 workers, members of the Toronto Civic Employees Union, and Toronto Public Library have been ``painfully slow,\'\' union president Brian Cochrane said yesterday.
Syd Jones, the library system\'s director of marketing and communications, declined to comment except to say management is committed to reaching a settlement.