TITLE

Albany Public Library employees vote to unionize

AUTHOR(S)
St. Lifer, Evan; Rogers, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Library Journal;1/1/1994, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that staffers of the Albany Public Library (APL), New York have joined the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union following a long-running feud with director William O'Connor. What started the imbroglio; Comment by librarian Veronica Thomas.
ACCESSION #
9401217622

 

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