AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney to be Given Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama recently named AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney as a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. The award is presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

Click here to read the AFL-CIO blog on this award.