AFL-CIO Tries To Rally Support For Union Law

Law360, New York (December 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- For the lives of workers to improve, organized labor movement must regain its strength, and the Employee Free Choice Act is the key to achieving that goal, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney told union members on Friday.

The leader of the powerful labor organization, which boasts an estimated nine million members, told hundreds gathered at a so-called organizing summit that employees’ lives would be significantly helped if unions could recover from their weakened state.

Spurred on by the recent elections, an estimated 1,000 organizers and supporters met...
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