AFL-CIO


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AFL-CIO:

see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial OrganizationsAmerican Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
(AFL-CIO), a federation of autonomous labor unions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Panama, and U.S.
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O'Rourke could still win the support of the AFL-CIO.
The AFL-CIO report joins a growing chorus from activist shareholders to limit CEO compensation packages.
aACoeThe AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund is a powerful opportunity for pension plans to reduce investment costs while promoting good corporate governance through proxy voting and responsible capital stewardship,aACA[yen] said Michael Stotz, President of the AFL-CIO Investment Trust Corporation.
Al Safar said he was surprised the AFL-CIO should want to suspend the FTA and harm businesses in Bahrain.
While extremely critical of the foreign policy of the AFL-CIO leadership, Kim leaves no question of where his heart lies: "I am a strong believer in unions.
The AFL-CIO reportedly filed similar proposals at other companies including General Electric Co.
And though both the AFL-CIO and CTW unions support the idea of organizing for quality jobs in the rapidly growing service sector, resources must be committed in order to have success, SEIU's track record of organizing 900,000 members in just 10 years has given the CTW credibility in the debate.
However, Sweeney, himself a dissident when he succeeded Lane Kirkland, initiated a host of reforms within the AFL-CIO, including a rededication to organizing, worker education, and most of all, progressive domestic politics.
Workers cannot wait for a change in the political or corporate climate to organize," UFCW President Joe Hansen said in a letter to AFL-CIO President John Sweeney.
Labor imperialism" did not begin with the merger of the AFL-CIO in 1955.
Only at the end of the day did AFL-CIO President John Sweeney turn to the president of the federation's largest affiliate--Andy Stern, of the 1.
Joining the AFL-CIO in bringing the court action were the Congress of California Seniors, and the California Alliance for Retired Americans.