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How to Survive ‘Gut Punch’ of 2020? Unions!

David Groves
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Given the multiple crises facing American this year, 2020 has felt like “an absolute gut punch.” But organized labor was meant for difficult times like these, and by joining together with each other to weather these crises and tackle the problems that caused them, we will win.

That was the message from AFL-CIO Secretary Treasurer Liz Shuler as she delivered the keynote address Wednesday at the 2020 Constitutional Convention of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO held via Zoom video conferencing. Hundreds of delegates representing unions from across Washington state are gathering online this week for this annual convention of the state’s largest labor organization.

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