News From: Richard Trumka

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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 15, 2017

AFL-CIO needs to exit Manufacturing Council

Let’s take a look outside right now; riots in the streets, Nazi’s and Klan members mowing down protestors while the world mocks Trump. What the hell is going on people. Donald won with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 04, 2017

New Leadership Needed at the AFL-CIO

I recently spoke and participated at a conference of unions, discussing the many fronts organized labor will be taking on in the months and years to come. In New York, a Constitutional Convention is...

by Press and Media | on Mar 23, 2017

Acosta: I work for Trump, el jefe

Acosta: Trump is Boss: Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta left little doubt at his Wednesday confirmation hearing that he will be a loyal soldier for Trump. Acosta told the Senate HELP...

by AFL-CIO | on Jan 04, 2017

Don’t Let Trump Speak for Workers

This editorial first appeared in the New York Times.“I am your voice,” President-elect Donald J. Trump declared at the Republican National Convention. In another campaign speech, he told...

by Press and Media | on Aug 11, 2016

A leader since 12

This  interview with Bloomberg's Josh Eidelson and the  AFL-CIO's Rich Trumka originally appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek.After Ferguson [Mo.] cop Darren Wilson killed Michael...

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