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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…

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  • Labor Rally
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    Labor Rally

    Labor leaders held a rally on the National Mall calling for workers rights, increases in the federal minimum wage, health care benefits, and fair labor standards.

    59 views
  • 2004 Elections
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    2004 Elections

    Participants talked to reporters about a voter drive, the use of technology to engage voters, turning out Hispanic voters, and establishing a progressive grassroots movement. Following…

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  • 2002 Election Results
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    2002 Election Results

    Labor leaders spoke about the results of the 2002 midterm elections, labor’s impact on the elections, and what the result could mean for the labor movement. Following their remarks they…

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  • Florida Election Rally
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    Florida Election Rally

    The AFL-CIO held a rally in support of a ballot recount in the Florida election for president.

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  • PostElection News Conference
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    Post-Election News Conference

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  • 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
  • Rally and March for Global Justice
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    Rally and March for Global Justice

    Activists and union leaders met before a march to protest the World Trade Organization. They said that the protest was designed to peacefully interrupt the conference in order to protest…

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  • Post Election News Conference
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    Post Election News Conference

    Union leaders and pollsters discussed the results of the midterm election. They noted that union members voted in order to protest impeachment proceedings against President Clinton, to…

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  • Proposition 226 News Conference
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    Proposition 226 News Conference

    Panel members talked about the results of the California vote on Proposition 226, which would have required Unions to get member’s permission to use union funds.

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  • Union Organizing Issues
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    Union Organizing Issues

    Vice President Gore addressed a union rally on organizing, which was an event prior to the opening of the AFL-CIO’s biennial convention. Mr. Sweeney and Mr. McEntee introduced the vice…

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  • AFLCIO Caucus Meeting
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    AFL-CIO Caucus Meeting

    More than 800 Democratic delegates from various labor unions gathered at a pre-convention caucus meeting to hear about their agenda for the Democratic Convention. In his remarks, Vice President…

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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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  • Health Care Reform Panel Ten
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    Health Care Reform Panel Ten

    The task force heard testimony from a panel of labor leaders and representatives on proposals to better incorporate health care and insurance costs in the American business environment, and…

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