Nearly 80,000 of the union's 275,000 members have lost their jobs.MACHINISTS
The airlines and Boeing (BA
) have cut 50,000 of the union's 450,000 jobs--on top of 20,000 other losses this year.STEELWORKERS
Mills have laid off 15,000 of 660,000 members this year. A further 6,000 may go if bankrupt LTV liquidates.PUBLIC EMPLOYEES
Shrinking city and state budgets are likely to bring more layoffs.