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AFL passes diversity resolution

PITTSBURGH — Former United Mine Workers president Richard L. Trumka took the podium last Wednesday as the newly elected president of the AFL-CIO and demanded full inclusion for LGBT workers. Speaking at the labor federation’s quadrennial national convention, the feisty thirdgeneration coal miner issued a clear call for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender voices in the labor movement and American life. “What does labor want?” Trumka asked the 3,000 elected delegates and guests gathered in

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