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Date:
8 September 2013
Title:
Domestic Workers Receive Meany-Kirkland Human Rights Award at AFL-CIO Convention
Publication:
AFL-CIO Website
Reporter:
Tortora, Jackie.
Description:

Domestic Workers Receive Meany-Kirkland Human Rights AwardIn recognition of its incredible achievements and the outstanding work this young organization continues to do, the AFL-CIO Executive Council named the International Domestic Workers Network (IDWN) the recipients of the 2013 George Meany–Lane Kirkland Human Rights Award earlier this year.

 

The award was presented by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka today at the AFL-CIO Convention to a chorus of domestic workers who entered the hall singing, following a moving video of their campaign.

 

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