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  • National Economic Association and AFLCIO Host Economic Conference
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    National Economic Association/AFL-CIO Economic Conference, Part 1

    The National Economic Association and the AFL-CIO co-hosted an economic conference covering a range of issues concerning minority populations. Presenters in this session addressed topics…

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  • Senator Bernie Sanders at Labor Day Event
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    Senator Bernie Sanders at Labor Day Event

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke at the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast at the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Manchester, New Hampshire. He talked about the the lack of…

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  • US and European Economy
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    U.S. and European Economy

    Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and Matthias Machnig, minister of economy for the German Federal State of Thuringia, discussed the U.S. and European economies and their…

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  • emAmerica the Possibleem
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    America the Possible

    James Gustave Speth talked about his book, America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy, in which he argues that building a democratic and ecologically sustainable economic system will…

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  • Social Justice Issues
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    Social Justice Issues

    The AFL-CIO and King Center hosted a symposium focusing on jobs, social justice and Martin Luther King vision of the American dream. This portion of the event involved a panel discussion on…

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  • Jobs and the US Economy
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    Jobs and the U.S. Economy

    Panelists talked about the state of the economy, unemployment, economic stimulus programs, and the outlook for job growth. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) joined the closing portion of the panel…

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  • Richard Trumka Remarks
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    Richard Trumka Remarks

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka presented an economic agenda with suggestions for President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address.

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  • Presidential Labor Day Remarks
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    Presidential Labor Day Remarks

    President Obama spoke at a Labor Day picnic hosted by the ALF-CIO in Cincinnati, Ohio. He said that benefits like paid leave, minimum wage and Social Security “all bear the union label,” and urged…

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  • Labor Day Economic Survey
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    Labor Day Economic Survey

    On the eve of the annual Labor Day vacation period, labor officials spoke to reporters about the nation’s workforce and the state of the economy. Among the issues they addressed were…

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  • 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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  • American Families and Economic Security
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    American Families and Economic Security

    In one of a series of town hall meetings held around the U.S. by the AFL-CIO, Mr. Trumka talked about the economic security of families. He and other speakers called for raises for American…

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  • Labor Day Picnic
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    Labor Day Picnic

    At an annual Labor Day picnic, President Clinton and others talked about issues important to the labor movement. In his remarks the president talked about the challenges facing the U.S.…

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  • Developing Job Policies for the 1990s
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    Developing Job Policies for the 1990's

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