Liz Shuler, Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO
Nov 28, 2017

Interview by Lori Province: Liz describes the AFL-CIO young worker programs that engages and empowers younger workers.

For more information, go to the following sites:

https://aflcio.org/, Young Worker Platform: https://aflcio.org/reports/working-our-future, Young Worker Advisory Council: https://aflcio.org/about/programs/next-young-workers/young-worker-advisory-council, AFL-CIO Blog: https://aflcio.org/blog, Worker Daily E-News: http://www.thestand.org/, Fight for $15: https://fightfor15.org/, and Minimum Wage by State: http://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/state-minimum-wage-chart.aspx.

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