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by Press and Media | on Aug 02, 2019

Trumka to Candidates: Don't Take us for Granted

Before the recent Democratic debate, candidates were sat down and talked to by AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka. Below is a report from HuffPost about what the labor leader had to say.

by Brian Young | on Mar 21, 2019

Trump Blames GM Plant Closure on Union Dues

Trump’s continuing war on unions brought him to Lima Ohio on Wednesday. During his speech at the last tank manufacturer in the United States, Trump started to give his two cents about why...

by Brian Young | on Mar 13, 2019

Trump's Budget is "A Kick in the Teeth"

With the budget fight over the border wall concluded for now, Trump has decided to look ahead. To do this, he has released his proposed budget for 2020. As expected, the budget provides little money...

by Press and Media | on Oct 09, 2018

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Midterm Election Optimism

There are just four weeks until the midterm elections and the AFL-CIO's Rich Trumka is optimistic about Labor's chances. Find out what he said to the Wall St. Journal.

by Press and Media | on Sep 04, 2018

Trying to "Tweet Shame" Unions on Labor Day

Trump never seems to take a day off from tweeting or attacking his "enemies." On Labor Day, he sent the following tweet about AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: Richard Trumka, the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 02, 2018

We Need Two New Presidents

I feel stupid even talking about this, but it must be addressed. Newsmax reported, and Fox News and a host of other news outlets later recycled - that the very weathered AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 14, 2018

Unions Propel Conor Lamb to Razor Thin Victory

After a long night of counting ballots, Conor Lamb appears to have won the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District by about 600 votes. While political pundits will spend...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 24, 2018

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Trump is Actively Hurting Workers

After a year of broken promises, constant investigations and scandals Trump is seeing his support plummet all over the country. Even union members who helped Trump win vital states in the Midwest are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 23, 2017

Everybody Re-elected at the AFL-CIO

This weekend, union leaders began the 2017 AFL-CIO convention. The convention, which happens every four years, included the election of the AFL-CIO leadership including President, Secretary/Treasurer...

AFL-CIO chief denounces Trump's "spirited defense of racism and bigotry"
by Press and Media | on Aug 16, 2017

AFL-CIO Does the Right Thing

Following yesterday’s story calling on the AFL-CIO to leave Trump’s Manufacturing Council and Trump’s defense of Nazi’s at an afternoon press conference, the AFL-CIO announced...