And I think we understand we cannot make social change for all workers until we have enough strength membership strength and at the same time having membership strength and only making change for a limited group of workers is not what our country really needs for people that work.

The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers’ strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry then bargain on its own even when workers share a common employer.

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The union is much more than me and when you think the union is you and it’s not about who you represent I think you’ve sort of lost your morals and focus and the purpose of your leadership.

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The union movement has been the best middle class job creating program that America has ever had and it doesn’t cost the government a dime.

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