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  • Social Welfare in America Today
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    Social Welfare in America Today

    Rep. Richardson, member of the House Energy and Commerce committee, stressed the need for the federal government to deal with domestic issues as intensely as it has dealt with foreign…

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  • Hispanics Fastest Growing Population in US
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    Hispanics: Fastest Growing Population in U.S.

    Mr. Cortez spoke on the rise in the Hispanic population in America during the Community Services conference in Washington, DC sponsored by the AFL-CIO. The Community Services conference…

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  • Software and Hardhats Part 2
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    Software and Hardhats, Part 2

    Speakers in the second panel of the AFL-CIO sponsored forum, “Software and Hardhats: Technology and U.S. Workers,” continued to discuss labor issues of the 21st century. Issues discussed in…

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  • Preparing for Americas Emergencies
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    Preparing for America's Emergencies

    Ms. Dole, president of the American Red Cross, former Secretary of Labor under the Bush administration, and former Secretary of Transportation under the Reagan administration, addressed the community…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    Mr. Donahue spoke to reporters in the Capitol on the North American Free Trade Agreement being proposed by the Bush administration which would create a free trade zone between Canada, the…

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  • Who Wants to Grow Up in America Today
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    Who Wants to Grow Up in America Today?

    Rep. Schroeder, member of the House Post Office and Civil Service committee, spoke at a conference on community services sponsored by the AFL-CIO. In her remarks, the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus for…

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  • Fixing the Safety Net
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    Fixing the Safety Net

    Mr. Bieber, president of the labor organization AFL-CIO, spoke at a community services conference sponsored by the AFL-CIO entitled, “Helping America Through Union Action.” He discussed the role…

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  • AFLCIO On Trade Issues
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    AFL-CIO On Trade Issues

    Mr. Kirkland talked with reporters following the morning session of the AFL-CIO’s annual executive council meeting. He discussed the proposed U.S./Mexico trade agreement of the Bush administration,…

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  • Software and Hardhats Part 1
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    Software and Hardhats, Part 1

    Several representatives of labor unions and labor scholars participated in a forum sponsored by the AFL-CIO on technology and labor issues of the next century, entitled "Software and Hard…

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  • Benefits and Pitfalls of Retirement
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    Benefits and Pitfalls of Retirement

    Mr. Kourpias discussed issues relating to retirement for organized labor in a community services conference sponsored by the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC. He spoke on legislation introduced by…

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  • Technology and American Workers
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    Technology and American Workers

    Rep. Gephardt, House Majority Leader, addressed an AFL-CIO sponsored forum entitled, “Software and Hardhats:Technology and American Workers.” He criticized the Bush administration for failing to…

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