Many unionists of color have criticized the AFL-CIO
for paying lip service to diversity while simultaneously keeping these groups under-funded and incapable of building bigger and broader programs for their constituents.
In 1996 the AFL-CIO
conducted a special $35 million campaign to unseat the Republican Congress elected in 1994.
The Hospital and Health Care Employees was formed when it split from Local 1 199 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union in 1984 and was chartered as an independent (separate) organization by the AFL-CIO
at that time.
has responded with its "Voice at Work" program, which emphasizes community support for the right to organize.
In 1999, as efforts began internally to move a program of international solidarity and cooperation in the AFL-CIO
, another major movement was gaining influence on the global stage.
We are delighted to have the four funds of the New York City Retirement Systems as participants," said Mike Arnold, senior executive vice president of the AFL-CIO
Housing Investment Trust.
In 1988, the Mine Workers had approved a merger plan, but the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers rejected it; reportedly, one reason was because the Mine Workers was not then an AFL-CIO
Rick Santorum voted for fast track legislation, which means it took Congress out of the ball game," Bill George, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO
The carpenters union broke away from the AFL-CIO
John Sweeney and the AFL-CIO
could learn a great deal from TDU if it weren't so busy responding to subpoenas, hiring criminal lawyers, issuing press releases, and invoking the Fifth Amendment--as AFL-CIO
Secretary-Treasurer Rich Trumka recently did--to minimize its legal exposure in the ongoing investigation of Teamster election violations.
Our problem is with the policies of the AFL-CIO
in Washington, D.
8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO
announced the unanimous endorsement of Democrat Heather Arnet for the Special Election for the 37[sup.