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AFSCME District Council 20 (Washington, D.C.)

 Organization

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AFSCME Local 1: Washington D.C. Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002935
Abstract AFSCME Government Workers Union Local 1 represented public employees within Washington D.C. The founding local of the Government and Civic Employees Organizing Committee-CIO (GCEOC) in 1950, Local 1 became an AFSCME affiliate after the AFL-CIO merger in 1955. By 1960, the Local was focused on organizing efforts, particularly in the Department of Sanitation, intended to eliminate racial discrimination in hiring and promotion for skilled positions and pay increases.The records consist...