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  • Labor Union Reaction to State of the Union Address
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    Labor Union Reaction to State of the Union Address

    AFL-CIO Deputy Chief of Staff Thea Lee talked about labor union reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union Address agenda. Topics included collective bargaining, wages, and long-term…

    736 views
  • Public Unions Good or Bad for America
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    Public Unions, Good or Bad for America?

    Stephen Moore and Thea Lee debated the merits of public sector unions. In a mock trial, Ms. Lee, assisted by Professor Shoemaker, defended against a charge that public service employee unions have harmed the country.…

    875 views
  • Outsourcing of US Jobs
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    Outsourcing of U.S. Jobs

    Thea Lee talked about the practice of companies moving U.S. jobs overseas for cheaper labor, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The AFL-CIO has recently started a searchable…

    569 views
  • Child Labor and Forced Labor
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    Child Labor and Forced Labor

    Labor Department officials conducted a forum on child labor and human trafficking. They focused on human rights and labor abuses in various regions of the world, as well as efforts to…

    409 views
  • The Growing US Trade Deficit
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    The Growing U.S. Trade Deficit

    The AFL-CIO and U.S. Business and Industry Council held a day-long conference on America’s growing trade deficit, “Trade Summit 2006: Crisis and Opportunity.” The first panel focused on the…

    107 views
  • 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…

    20 views
  • UAW National Community Action Program Part 2
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    UAW National Community Action Program Part 2

    Members of Congress, economists and representatives of labor unions gathered at the UAW National Community Action Program to express their support for labor issues and the importance of the…

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