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    :: Sunday, August 07, 2005 ::

    Construction Unions May Build Alternative Federation - By Nathan Newman, TPMCafe
    John Sweeney has banned the building trades from allowing the Carpenters or other non-AFL unions from working within the AFL-CIO's Building and Construction Trades Department, but this may be just a recipe for further eroding AFL-CIO authority. Major construction unions are already discussing creating an alternative federation outside the AFL-CIO structure.
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