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The strategic importance of unions in American politics has increased almost exponentially since John Sweeney took the helm at the AFLCIO in 1995.
Some, however, have supported pay disclosure regulation in what appears to be a false hope that it will have some material effect on wealth redistribution to stakeholders such as higher wages for workers or lower prices for consumers (see, for example, the High Pay Centre, the AFLCIO Mohan et al (2015), discussed below).
(10) Trends in CEO Pay, CEO Pay and the 99%, Corporate Watch, AFLCIO.ORG, (last visited July 2, 2012).
Safety became a hot issue for the AFLCIO in the 1960s largely because of intramural politics.
The analysis then examines the particular constraints of YouTube and the other institutional frames through which the vernacular actors are interpreted.1 Finally, I conclude with an exploration of the rhetorical nature of the workers' appeals and the way in which those appeals create a pitiable image of both the individuals appearing in the videos as well as the broader community the AFLCIO and ACORN suggest they represent.
The Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline project received a major boost last month at the AFLCIO convention in Pittsburgh, PA.
"The wide array of organizations endorsing Stand for Quality's recommendations illustrate the essential role quality improvement must play in health care reform," said Gerald Shea, Assistant to the President for Governmental affairs at the AFLCIO. "Stand for Quality provides structure around a quality enterprise that has grown organically and makes it accountable in a new system."
Bill Halter's Hope for Arkansas Committee, the AFLCIO, the Arkansas Oil Marketers Association and Warren Stephens, owner and CEO of Stephens Inc.
"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.; and those with a stake in the prescription business, including CVS Caremark Corp., the Generic Pharmaceutical Association and Burr Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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.