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Labor Outreach Details: Working America to Expand to All 50 States in Five Years

WASHINGTON —Starting to put into practice its new goal of speaking for all workers, not just representing those in unions, the AFL-CIO and its Working America affiliate announced the affiliate will expand its operations to all 50 states within five years. The aim, said Working America Executive Director Karen Nussbaum and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, is to enlist more allies […]

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AFL-CIO Makes it Official: Labor Movement Opens Itself to Non-Union Workers, Too

LOS ANGELES—The labor movement has made official what federation officers forecast for months: It’s opening itself to non-union workers, too. In resolutions and speeches at the AFL-CIO Convention in Los Angeles, the federation’s delegates decided organized labor would represent – and speak for – not just the organized workers in union locals, but the unorganized on the streets, in workers’ […]

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