Teamsters Give Leaders Go Ahead to Leave AFL-CIO

The Teamsters have given their union leaders the authority to decide whether to leave the AFL-CIO. Three other unions are threatening to leave the labor federation as well. The discourse comes as the AFL-CIO prepares to celebrate its golden anniversary.



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