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AFL-CIOAmerican Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
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The AFL-CIO can hire staff to help with organizing, provide more legal services and lobby on behalf of day laborers,'' he said.
And though both the AFL-CIO and CTW unions support the idea of organizing for quality jobs in the rapidly growing service sector, resources must be committed in order to have success, SEIU's track record of organizing 900,000 members in just 10 years has given the CTW credibility in the debate.
However, Sweeney, himself a dissident when he succeeded Lane Kirkland, initiated a host of reforms within the AFL-CIO, including a rededication to organizing, worker education, and most of all, progressive domestic politics.
AFL-CIO representatives said they expect "hundreds" of members of Congress to sign letters to President Bush over the next several weeks in support of the petition.
In 1960, the AFL-CIO published Your Library Can Serve Your Union, a nineteen-page booklet targeted to local union leaders on how libraries can help them in carrying out their responsibilities.
Sweeney was elected president of the AFL-CIO in 1995, over the opposition of the old industrial unions.
Historically, there have been three types of mergers: between two AFL-CIO unions, between an AFL-CIO union and an independent union, or between two independent unions.
AFL-CIO Human Resources Development Institute (HRDI) Handicapped Placement Program operates a network of services in five locations: Baltimore, Maryland; Houston, Texas; St.
Vincent Alvarez, President New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
The Laborers International Union of North America also is part of the new federation, but has not left the AFL-CIO.
The SEIU, UFCW, Teamsters, Laborers, and UNITE-HERE have formed their own newly announced Change to Win Coalition, and some of them threatened to bolt the AFL-CIO entirely if President John Sweeney was reelected.