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  • AFLCIO Turn Around America Rally
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    AFL-CIO Turn Around America Rally

    AFL-CIO leaders and officials addressed union representatives during a rally for Sen. Obama. Topics included labor issues and Sen. Obama’s positions on them. AFL-CIO Turn Around America…

    118 views
  • Labor Day Roundtable on Jobs  the Economy
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    Labor Day Roundtable on Jobs & the Economy

    Mr. Sweeny and Mr. Trumka spoke to labor leaders about the state of the economy and the job market. Among the topics they addressed were union organization, the impact of tax cuts on…

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  • Employment and the Manufacturing Industry
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    Employment and the Manufacturing Industry

    Legislators and labor leaders spoke about the state of the economy, economic stimulus proposals to create jobs, and the agenda for the union movement. They also talked about effective…

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  • Working Families Forum
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    Working Families Forum

    Labor leaders and others talked about the plight of working families in America. The event coincided with a meeting of the World Economic Forum and concentrated on workers rights,…

    26 views
  • Reaction to China Trade Vote
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    Reaction to China Trade Vote

    Mr. Sweeney and other labor leaders talked about the House of Representatives' vote to grant permanent trade relations to China. They said that they were disappointed in the vote but would…

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  • Vigil Against Normalized Trade Relations with China
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    Vigil Against Normalized Trade Relations with China

    Opponents to permanent trade relations with China spoke to reporters and others about their opposition to the legislation. Among the issues they discussed were human rights in China, the…

    122 views
  • Rally Against Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China
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    Rally Against Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China

    Union leaders and others urged Congress not to enact legislation granting China permanent normal trade relations, saying that such a status would take American jobs, do nothing to curb…

    518 views
  • Labor Organizing and Civil Rights
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    Labor Organizing and Civil Rights

    Representatives of various labor organizations spoke about the rights of women, ethnic minorities and other minorities in the workplace. This gathering was part of an effort to defeat…

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  • AFLCIO 1997 Agenda
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    AFL-CIO 1997 Agenda

    After an executive council meeting, Mr. Sweeney and other union officials briefed reporters on AFL-CIO activities over the past year and its agenda for the next year. Items on their agenda…

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  • AFLCIO Political Strategies
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    AFL-CIO Political Strategies

    Delegates from 78 unions met to discuss the status of the labor movement. They discussed various items, including whether to create a $35 million fund to educator workers about campaign…

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