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News From: Richard Trumka

by Brian Young | on Jan 13, 2021

Painters Union Launches PRO Act Campaign

With Joe Biden set to become President next week and Democrats gaining control of the Senate, while holding control of the House of Representatives, the push to pass the PRO Act has restarted. The...

by Press and Media | on Nov 05, 2020

Trump Turned His Back on the Worker

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, sat down with Yahoo Finace to discuss the 2020 election and why workers left Trump. Check out the interview below.

by Brian Young | on Oct 07, 2020

Trump Ends Stimulus Negotiations

Months of negotiations between the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were upended on Tuesday when Trump took to Twitter to announce that he was...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 08, 2020

Biden: Strongest Labor President Ever

Instead of spending Labor Day at the golf course, former Vice President Joe Biden joined the AFL-CIO and their President Richard Trumka on a webstream with labor leaders and members.

by AFL-CIO | on Jun 01, 2020

AFL-CIO HQ Gets Vandalized

The following is a statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. My heart is heavy at the events of the past few days. I watched the video of George Floyd pleading for his life under the knee...

by Guest Post | on Feb 06, 2020

The House Must Stand Up For Labor

The editorial below was written by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and appeared in the NY Daily News on February 6th. Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century...

by Brian Young | on Sep 03, 2019

Trump Attacks Labor on Labor Day

On Sunday, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka did his annual Labor Day media tour. One of the shows that Trumka went on was Fox News Sunday, where one of the viewers was Trump and just like last year,...

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...

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