TITLE

A Midlife 'Divorce' for Labor?

AUTHOR(S)
Early, Steve
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
BusinessWest;Jan2005, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to the labor movement in Massachusetts. The movement faces renewed divisions and the possible defection of its largest affiliate. The threatened departure of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) could deprive the Massachusetts American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) of 80,000 members. SEIU has been the driving force behind a dissident group called the New Unity Partnership. The new group's leaders are questioning whether the AFL-CIO is capable of responding to the challenges facing labor today.
ACCESSION #
15797009

 

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