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GOV. CASEY INTERVENES TO SAVE AFTER SIX INC. JOBS

 GOV. CASEY INTERVENES TO SAVE AFTER SIX INC. JOBS
 HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Robert P. Casey today


intervened in an effort to help save 400 jobs in Philadelphia threatened by the potential sale of After Six Inc. to a Maryland investor.
 The action came in separate telephone calls by the governor to Philadelphia Mayor Edward Rendell; Victor Ameye Jr., After Six's chairman; and John Fox, head of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union.
 He directed Maureen McCullough, his special assistant in Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Herbert Packer, director of the Governor's Response Team in the state Department of Commerce, to assist city officials and company and union principals in whatever way possible to keep the jobs in Philadelphia.
 The sale of After Six Inc. to a Maryland investor has been put on hold. The city and the union are exploring options to save the Philadelphia jobs.
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 /CONTACT: Vincent P. Carocci of the Commonwealth News Bureau, 717-783-1116/ CO: Pennsylvania Governor's Office ST: Pennsylvania IN: SU:


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