David Sickler


{Excerpt} Multi-union organizing is my favorite subject. As a regional director of the AFL-CIO, I have to spin a lot of plates in the air, but organizing is the thing that I'm interested in the most. It's what I volunteered to do as an activist member of my own local union back in the 60s. And for many years it's the key thing I have felt is missing in the whole national labor movement agenda. Not just in the AFL-CIO, but as a priority for all of our international unions affiliated with the AFL-CIO. So the question that is central for the labor movement right now is—Can unions work together?