This past weekend, the AFL-CIO played host to â€œmore than 800 young peopleâ€ at a conference in Minneapolis in an effort energize young activists to go forth and multiply the members by targeting Americaâ€™s youth. As noted last week, U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis attended the organizing â€œsummitâ€ and the labor secretary used some of her 30-minute speech to call for passage of the AFL-CIOâ€™s American Jobs Act, as well as to take potshots at the Tea Party (beginning at 29:00 here).
Interestingly, one of the documents linked on the conference website spelled out in greater candor why the AFL-CIO is trying so hard to attract younger membersâ€¦
Read the rest at LaborUnionReport.com.
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