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AFL-CIO Updates

Last week, I had the amazing opportunity to be a delegate representing the AFL-CIO to the third Congress of the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas, at the invitation of AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre. 
Mother’s Day is less than a week away (May 8), so you have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice tribute for mom that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, can help you out.
Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights.
Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List.
The road to U.S. citizenship is rarely easy. For those who complete the journey, the sense of reward and accomplishment is unparalleled. On April 27, a ceremony was held in honor of more than 100 new American citizens who were joined by their friends and family in Elizabeth, New Jersey, at an event...