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    :: Sunday, July 24, 2005 ::

    UFCW Statement: ‘Our Vision is Clear - Our Resolve Firm - The Time is Now to Bring New Hope to Working People’ - U.S. Newswire
    The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, along with three Change to Win coalition partners - the Service Workers, Laborers, UNITE/HERE, and Teamsters - will not participate in the AFL-CIO Convention that begins tomorrow.

    'We are taking this historic step with our coalition partners to build a 21st century worker movement for a new generation of workers,' said UFCW President Joe Hansen. 'Unions built the American middle class. We are taking this action to revitalize the labor movement to build worker power.
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