Retail workers’ union to rejoin AFL-CIO

WASHINGTON • The United Food and Commercial Workers union is rejoining the AFL-CIO, giving the labor federation more power and resources to help revitalize the struggling union movement. The move comes eight years after UFCW and six other unions left the AFL-CIO in a bitter dispute that reduced the federation’s clout and took away millions in dues from its budget. The breakaway unions formed a rival federation called Change to Win after complaining the AFL-CIO wasn’t doing enough to halt steep m...

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