TITLE

When Labor Walks

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, Kevin
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
American Heritage;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that labor union leader Andrew L. Stern has led his Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and three other key unions out of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations during its convention. The departing unions constitute about one-third of the organization's total membership. The portion of unionized private-sector workers has dwindled. Stern has proposed a new coalition that would concentrate less of labor's resources on election battles and more on membership drives.
ACCESSION #
19240882

 

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