Building Regional Capacity: The New Alliance Process In Pennsylvania

Source: Sean Flaherty, WorkingUSA, Vol. 12 no. 1, March 2009
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From the abstract:
This article offers a summary of events and circumstances surrounding the implementation of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations’ New Alliance program in Pennsylvania. Focusing on the challenges involved in establishing and operating the state’s five new Area Labor Federations (ALFs), the article documents the emerging success of Pennsylvania’s ALFs in building the capacity for and strategically minded use of local and regional power by and for the statewide labor movement’s affiliates and their allies.

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