Proposed Solidarity Charters Draw Some BCTD Opposition

Winston, Sherie
August 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/22/2005, Vol. 255 Issue 8, p13
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a plan by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) that would allow locals from national unions that disaffiliated from the labor federation to continue participating in central labor bodies. The plan is creating its own controversy. Proposed Solidarity Charters, now under consideration by the AFL-CIO Executive Council, could enable local affiliates of the carpenters, teamsters and two other unions to continue participating in building trade councils, central labor councils and state federations.


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