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Tuesday, May 17, 2005


Andy Stern made it clear today that the SEIU would no longer be willing to talk about ways to make labor strong again, that it would no longer be satisfied with tinkering. What has been talked about for some time has now become clear: SEIU will only stay in an AFL-CIO that is run by a President committed to prompt, dramatic change to turn it around.