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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2016

Union leaders get a national stage

Whatcha doin' tonight?If you’re behind a boob tube around 7 pm-ish, tune into the Democratic National Convention. On CNN, MSNBC or CSPAN, union leaders will be taking the stage to make some...