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As its July convention approaches, the AFL-CIO is on the brink of a major break-up.
On June 27, 1905, William "Big Bill" Haywood exhorted
an audience in Chicago's Brand Hall to organize one big union, seize the
means of production and emancipate the workers of the world "from
Villaraigosa could make political history not just for his city, but for the country.
By supporting LA's incumbent mayor, the labor movement may have weakened its hand.
Home childcare workers declare a victory.
Some 57 million nonunion workers in the United States say they would
form a union tomorrow if given the chance, according to new poll
conducted in February by Peter D. Hart and Associates.
"We have to change the AFL-CIO,"
Massive resources are at stake in the debate roiling the AFL-CIO's Las Vegas summit.
Labor debates its future.
What unions did right--and wrong--in the 2004 election.
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