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  • President Obama Remarks at Labor Day Breakfast
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    President Obama at Labor Day Breakfast

    President Obama spoke at the Greater Boston Labor Council Labor Day Breakfast at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. President Obama announced a new executive order requiring federal contractors…

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  • AFLCIO President on Immigration
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    Immigration and Deportation Policy

    To mark the June 27, 2013, one-year anniversary of the Senate passing immigration reform, the AFL-CIO hosted a forum on the economic and humanitarian impact of inaction on the issue in the…

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  • Immigrant Worker Justice in the United States
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    Immigrant Worker Justice in the United States

    Participants talked about immigrant labor in the U.S. Among the issues they discussed were conditions in the immigrant workforce following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, worker…

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  • Young Workers Needs in the New Economy
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    Young Workers' Needs in the New Economy

    Officials talked about a report that studied young workers' attitudes towards employment, a changing economy, and the future. They stated that young workers have “hopeful attitudes” towards…

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  • Labor Issues
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    Labor Issues

    Secretary 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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  • Working Women Conference
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    Working Women Conference

    Speakers at this AFL-CIO conference talked about issues that affect working women such as globalization, proposed legislation to expand NAFTA, and abuses in the garment industry. The…

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  • AFLCIO Media Campaign
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    AFL-CIO Media Campaign

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

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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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  • Legislation Affecting Building Trades
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    Legislation Affecting Building Trades

    Mr. Georgine spoke about the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO and its policies and goals. Mr. Kirkland spoke to conferees about labor issues and presidential…

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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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  • 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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  • Congressional Address
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    Congressional Address

    Speaker Wright appears at the conference on the day the ethics committee charges against him were released.

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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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  • Congressional Address
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    Congressional Address

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