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A5: Rank and File to Challenge AFL-CIO Executive Committee in Chicago (english)
03 Aug 2003
Chicago – When the AFL-CIO Executive Committee meets at the Drake Hotel beginning on August 5, a group of rank-and-file union members will attempt to address the gathered labor leaders. The union members bring a list of questions and grievances that may cause the assembled union presidents considerable embarrassment.
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Chicago – When the AFL-CIO Executive Committee meets at the Drake Hotel beginning on August 5, a group of rank-and-file union members will attempt to address the gathered labor leaders. The union members bring a list of questions and grievances that may cause the assembled union presidents considerable embarrassment.
BR>Rank-and-file union members have several key questions they will try to get answered by their leaders, if the leaders will hear them. Why do the unions spend millions on organizing, yet represent only 13 per cent of the nation’s work force? Why has the AFL-CIO refused to fight for the nine million Americans who are unemployed? Why has the AFL-CIO failed to win a single piece of pro-worker legislation in decades, despite millions of dollars spent each year? Why are the AFL-CIO web sites closed to postings by regular, dues-paying members? Read More
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National Rank and File Labor Conference
Rank and File AFL-CIO
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http://chicago.indymedia.org/
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