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    :: Tuesday, August 15, 2006 ::

    Former AFL-CIO Unions Can Return to Federation - by Mike Hall, AFL-CIO Weblog
    In recent years, a number of AFL-CIO unions merged into other affiliates that later left the AFL-CIO and became part of the Change to Win (CTW) coalition. In disaffiliating from the AFL-CIO last year, the CTW unions took the merged AFL-CIO unions with them. And not all the former AFL-CIO affiliates are happy about that.

    Now they may be able to join the AFL-CIO once again. At its quarterly meeting this week in Chicago, the AFL-CIO Executive Council voted to allow charters to be reissued to unions that merged into CTW unions before the disaffiliations.
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