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Big labor is in big trouble. And no one knows it better than Andy Stern, head of the country's fastest growing union, with 1.8 million members. He is plotting a new course for the country's workers.

The man who proudly wears purplem the color of his union, wants to rescue a movement stuck in a bygone era and convince the rest of the country to put workers first. He's ready to overhaul our tax system, fix our health care, provide workers a decent retirement, turn the country's schools around and save the American dream in the process.

Hear a conversation with Andy Stern as he speaks out for the American worker.

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Andy Stern, president, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the fastest-growing union in North America, with 1.8 million members in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. His new book is "A Country That Works: Getting America Back on Track."

This program aired on October 9, 2006.

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