Labor On The Move: Hauser in at AFL-CIO; Danaher Moves to TWU

Monday, January 13, 2014

Labor On The Move: Hauser in at AFL-CIO; Danaher Moves to TWU(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

Eric Hauser Named Strategic Advisor and Director of Communications for AFL-CIO: Eric Hauser (right), founder and president of the Hauser Group, will join the AFL-CIO as Strategic Advisor and Director of Communications. He will assume a role currently held by Denise Mitchell, who has served as Assistant to the President for Public Affairs for 18 years. Mitchell will retire from the AFL-CIO at the end of February."Eric has used communications to champion working people from the grassroots to the presidential campaign level," said AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, "and we are excited to welcome him to our team.” The Hauser Group worked with clients including the Center for Community Change, National Council of La Raza, Campaign for America’s Future, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Hauser was formerly Director of Communications for Bill Bradley’spresidential campaign, an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at the University of Maryland, a guest lecturer, a newspaper columnist and a correspondent for Pacifica Radio.

Danaher Moves to TWU: After six years at Transportation Trades, Brendan Danaher (left) is moving to the Transport Workers Union, where he’ll be overseeing their legislative and regulatory activities.  Reach him at 202-719-3870 If you need to talk to someone at Transportation Trades about legislative issues, contact Larry Willis at 202-628-9262 or For political matters, contact Kelly Misselwitz at202-628-9262 or  


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