On this day in 1996, rap artist and actor Tupac Amaru Shakur died, leaving a legacy that has influenced millions of working class young people, and subsequent hip hop artists.
Resolution 5: "The AFL-CIO hereby invites every worker in the United States to join the labor movement either through an affiliate or through Working America."
In his keynote speech to the AFL-CIO convention, federation President Richard Trumka called for a new type of labor movement, one that fights for all working people's interests.
The 50-plus unions of the AFL-CIO redoubled its efforts to diversify its ranks and leadership with more women, workers of color, LGBT and young workers.
LOS ANGELES - As the AFL-CIO prepared to open its national convention here, two dozen committed union members and supporters voiced a slew of ideas for revitalizing the U.S. labor movement.