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    Secretary Reich Tribute

    Friends and colleagues paid tribute to the outgoing Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich. They talked about his efforts to reform the department, his concern for his employees and all U.S.…

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    Chinese President Protest Rally

    Protestors gathered in Lafayette Park across from the White House to protest the visit of Chinese President Jiang. Representatives from labor, human rights groups and religious…

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    Labor-Management Relations

    Representatives of labor and management and Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman talked about the state of labor-management relations in the U.S. and the role of collective bargaining in…

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    Climate Change Policy and U.S. Economy

    Vice President Al Gore and economic experts discussed the impact of climate policy on the U.S. economy. They examined the economic incentives to reduce carbon emissions and the methods for…

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    American Government: Crisis in Confidence

    The Council for Excellence in Government hosted a forum Moderated by Judy Woodruff on public attitudes toward government.

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    Effects of NAFTA

    Rep. Richard Gephardt addressed the biennial convention of the AFL-CIO. He talked about the impact of NAFTA on American laborers and workers' rights. Rep. Gephardt also expressed his thanks…

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    Labor and Business Perspective

    Labor Secretary Alexis Herman Participants spoke about the need to expand economic prosperity throughout the country. She spoke at a conference sponsored by the Economic Policy Institute titled…

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    John Sweeney Tribute

    Representatives Loretta Sanchez, D-California, Maxine Waters, D-California and Richard Gephardt, D-Missouri, paid tribute to John Sweeney for his efforts to increase the political influence…

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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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    AFL-CIO Media Campaign

    John Sweeney, AFL-CIO President, announced a public relations campaign launched by the AFL-CIO aimed at enhancing the image of unions and membership increase. The campaign will feature…

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    Labor Issues

    Secretary Alexis Herman spoke to the biennial AFL-CIO convention. She stressed the importance of concerted action by the labor movement to insure that workers share more broadly in economic…

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    Labor Issues

    Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD) addressed the biennial convention of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Sen. Daschle…

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    Welfare Reform Implementation

    After meeting with President Bill Clinton, labor leaders talked about the contents of their meeting. The spoke on their meeting which focused on welfare reform implementation, especially…

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    Labor Issues

    John Sweeney, AFL-CIO President, addressed the biennial AFL-CIO convention. He welcomed new members of the organization and celebrated the contributions of those who led the AFL-CIO in the…

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    Labor Issues

    John Sweeney, President of the AFL-CIO, spoke about the UPS labor strike and what it meant for American workers.

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