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AFSCME Backs Locals', Will Commit Resources for Barron in Congressional Battle

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

One of the country's largest public labor unions said on Tuesday that it would spend money on behalf of Congressional candidate and Brooklyn City Councilman Charles Barron.

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'not made the institutional shift towards equality'

Monday, January 17, 2011

Sharpton on Meet the Press, discusses MLK, and offers a defense of unions.

"It's not about beating up on union workers. Dr. King died in Memphis going down there for the AFSCME union. Now AFSCME's under attack," said Sharpton, referring to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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