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September 05, 2003

A New CIO?

Unlikely, but a crew of the top organizing union leaders in the AFL-CIO are setting up a staffed committee to coordinate their organizing separate from the AFL-CIO itself.

Most interesting, the group includes both the progressive SEIU and HERE unions along with the outcast Carpenters union-- and the Teamsters may join as well. An odd brew of union held together by an impatience that unions need to focus in on organizing as their almost sole focus.

BW Online | September 5, 2003 | Breaking Ranks with the AFL-CIO

Posted by Nathan at September 5, 2003 06:41 PM