TITLE

Labored Steps

AUTHOR(S)
Judis, John B.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;3/21/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 10, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at a debate over the future of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Comments made by AFL-CIO President John Sweeney at the Federation's semiannual executive council meeting attended by more than 50 labor union presidents; Loss of power in the AFL-CIO as the labor movement's share of the workforce has declined; Opinion that the AFL-CIO needs to replace Sweeney; List of labor unions that have left or might leave the AFL-CIO because of Sweeney; Role of Sweeney in increasing the Federation's political activity; Comments made by the Service Employees International Union President Andrew Stern regarding the need to replace Sweeney with new leadership.
ACCESSION #
16389479

 

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