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The AFL-CIO-NDLON Agreement: Five Proposals for Advancing the Partnership

Human Rights Brief, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 9-13, 2007

6 Pages Posted: 23 Nov 2009  

Jayesh Rathod

American University - Washington College of Law

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

This article explores possibilities for collaboration between organized labor and worker centers in the United States. As a point of departure, the article describes a formal partnership created in 2006 between the AFL-CIO and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON). Areas for collaboration that are discussed include occupational safety and health, enforcement of the Davis-Bacon Act, educational campaigns, local partnerships, and job training & apprenticeship programs.

Keywords: immigrant workers, organized labor, unions, worker center

JEL Classification: J50, J58, J61

Suggested Citation

Rathod, Jayesh, The AFL-CIO-NDLON Agreement: Five Proposals for Advancing the Partnership (2007). Human Rights Brief, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 9-13, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1503951

Jayesh Rathod (Contact Author)

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
United States

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