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A Labor Day Salute to Labor Unions and Organizers

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A Labor Day Salute to Labor Unions and Organizers
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A Labor Day Salute to Labor Unions and Organizers A discussion with seasoned organizers: At one point 40% of all US workers belonged to unions. Now it's down to 15%. The arrival of AFL-FIO president John Sweeney portended good things, but there is a lot of work to be done. According to today's guests: Richard Dryly--president of local 683 in Erie, PA. David Bacon former organizer, current labor writer for LA Weekly, the Progressive and others. Rosalinda Guillene--Campaign coordinator for strawberry campaign--United Farmworkers--Watsonville

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September 7, 1998
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September 7, 1998
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WPFW; Sheryl Flowers, Larry Bensky; September 7, 1998
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