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  • AFLCIO Presidential Candidates
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    AFL-CIO Presidential Candidates

    Mr. Sweeney and Mr. Donahue, who is serving as the interim president, outlined their visions for the future of the labor movement. After each candidate’s speech, there was a three-minute…

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  • Workplace Fairness Rally
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    Workplace Fairness Rally

    In an event outside the U.S. Capitol, unionists and Senators Kennedy and Murray spoke about the need for fairness in the workplace.

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  • Small Business and Labor Relations Part 2
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    Small Business and Labor Relations, Part 2

    The Dunlop Commission, established by the Departments of Labor and Commerce, heard testimony on labor relations from officials of small businesses and from officers of labor organizations.

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  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Representatives of member organizations met to support the health care proposals announced by President Clinton last night. Topics included the impact the Clinton plan will have on…

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  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    The guests outlined the opinions of their organizations with regard to health care reform and, specifically, the president’s plan to reform the health care system.

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  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    The first lady spoke to union members attending a legislative conference on the progress of the President’s Task Force on Health Care, which she heads. She detailed the problems facing the…

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  • US Labor Issues
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    U.S. Labor Issues

    Ms. Palast, a former member of the Service Employees International Union, spoke on the legislative agenda for the Department of Labor to an audience attending a union legislative…

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  • Congressional Legislative Agenda
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    Congressional Legislative Agenda

    Senator Kennedy, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, spoke to an audience attending a union legislative conference in Washington on current issues being considered in Congress. He spoke…

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  • Health Care Reform Panel Ten
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    Health Care Reform Panel Ten

    The task force heard testimony from a panel of labor leaders and representatives on proposals to better incorporate health care and insurance costs in the American business environment, and…

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  • Health Care Reform Issues
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    Health Care Reform Issues

    Mr. Schroeder spoke about the problems of the United States health care system. He focused on the decreasing accessibility of health care due to rising expenses and lowering insurance…

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  • Clinton Economic Conference
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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Economists and business leaders continued to discuss initiatives for improving the U.S. economy, concentrating on the deficit reduction, new technologies, and economic growth, in the second…

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  • Health Care Reform
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    Health Care Reform

    Representatives of the American College of Physicians discussed health care reforms. They advocated a national health care budget and called for equal benefits for all U.S. citizens,…

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  • Effect of Health Care Costs on the Economy
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    Effect of Health Care Costs on the Economy

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the strain of high health care and health insurance costs on the American economy. The subcommittee specifically sought to learn how American businesses…

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  • US Economy
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    U.S. Economy

    The committee heard testimony on economic recovery legislation introduced to the Senate by Sen. Kennedy that would attempt to stimulate the economy by providing $170 billion in domestic…

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