AFLCIOAmerican Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations
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In an effort to rebuild the public image of unionism and increase public awareness about the challenges of low-income work, the AFLCIO expanded its strategy for social and political action to include the life and livelihood of workers beyond the day-today negotiations on the shop floor.
Using my experience serving as counsel to the Louisiana AFLCIO and the Louisiana NAACP, I intend to make diversity a priority, fully support the minority and women's caucuses, and work to increase our membership with professionals from all backgrounds," he says.
This broad support for an e-prescribing requirement underscores how important this issue is in the current Medicare debate," Pharmaceutical Care Management Association president and CEO Mark Merritt says about the group, which includes such organizations as the AFLCIO and the National Consumers League; such businesses as AT&T and General Motors Corp.
We collected data on every organizing event the AFLCIO publicly reported between 1998 and 2005.
Established in 2006, the Steering Committee's principal members include: the RWJ Foundation, the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Federation of American Hospitals, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the American Hospital Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, AHIP, the AFLCIO, the National Partnership for Women and Families, the National Business Coalition on Health, the Pacific Business Group on Health, General Motors, Honeywell, Boeing, Exxon Mobil, the Joint Commission, the AHRQ, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the National Quality Forum (NQF), and the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Dissident members of the AFLCIO read the tea leaves, which contained their own epitaphs: Unless they took dramatic action and created effective tactics and strategies to breathe new life into the union movement, their unions would join the ranks of the dinosaurs.
A few years later I and other labour singers were urged to refrain from singing it at the Labor Arts Exchange conference at the AFLCIO centre in Maryland.
htm (Note: When retrieved on December 27, 2005, this URL points to a fact sheet from the Department of Professional Employees, AFLCIO, Washington D.
First on the list of threats to Wal-Mart is the pullout from the AFLCIO of several major unions, including the UFCW, which took with them about a third of the AFL-CIO's 13 million members.
Shea, assistant to the president for government affairs at the AFLCIO, said that the feeling of partnership that comes from empowering consumers should spill over onto the physician side of the equation.
In reality, according to Sarah Massey, a spokesperson for the AFLCIO Americas Union Movement, it lowered wages, heightened unemployment and increased pollution.