Labor's Love

The AFL-CIO plots a strategy

If organized labor is openly hostile to the policies of Ronald Reagan in the midst of 1982's record unemployment, which last week reached a new 41-year high of 9.8%, it was not particularly happy with Jimmy Carter in the White House either. In 1980 Carter got labor's nod, but after the election, AFL-CIO President Lane Kirkland urged that his federation change its political approach to avoid facing "a choice between Dracula and Frankenstein." Last week the AFL-CIO moved to prevent a horror show in 1984.

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