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Elizabeth H. Shuler

Board Secretary-Treasurer

President, AFL-CIO

Elizabeth H. (Liz) Shuler is president of the 60 unions and 12.5 million members of the AFL-CIO, and the first woman leader of America’s labor movement. A visionary leader and longtime trade unionist, Shuler believes the labor movement is the single most powerful vehicle for progress and that unions are a central force in leading lasting societal transformations. She is committed to busting myths about labor, leveraging the labor movement’s diversity for innovative approaches to social justice and making the benefits of a union voice on the job available to working people everywhere.