|John J. Dougherty, General
President of the Plasters and Cement Masons and Michael Sullivan, General
President of the Sheet Metal Workers, applaud during one of the candidate's
April 9, 2003--Eight of the nine candidates spoke at the presidential forum held on the final day of the Building and Construction Trades Department's 2003 Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. The Building and Construction Trades Department, part of the AFL-CIO, brings together 15 affiliated unions. Over 2,000 tradesmen and women attended the conference, which was themed "Stand Up, Fight On!"
[Posted April 18, 2003]
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