TITLE

The George and Jimmy Show

AUTHOR(S)
Bode, Ken
PUB. DATE
May 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;5/21/77, Vol. 176 Issue 21, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the relationship between the government headed by President Jimmy Carter and organized labor in the United States. Views of George Meany, the president of the 15-million member American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) on the election debt of the President; Views of Lane Kirkland, secretary-treasurer of AFL-CIO on the economic stimulus package proposed by the President; Report that the federation's annual meeting included proposals on picketing, strip mining, minimum wage, and labor law reform; View that organized labor has always been a very important political force in Washington, a working man's lobby on the economy; Account of the relationship between Meany and Carter; Criticism of the President by Kirkland on issues related to full employment, inflation and labor exploitation.
ACCESSION #
9598661

 

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