AFL-CIO Lauds Trump’s Tariffs

March 1, 2018

The nation’s largest federation of unions on Thursday praised President Trump’s plan to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, even as GOP lawmakers in Congress and US trade partners condemned the proposal. “For years, we have called attention to the predatory practices of some steel […]

AFL-CIO President: This Labor Day, Fight for Paid Leave

September 3, 2017

“Labor Day,” writes AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka in TIME. “For some Americans, it’s a time for friends, family and fellowship. The end of summer. The beginning of the school year. The start of the football season. An American tradition. […]

Trumka: Why I Quit Trump’s Council

August 16, 2017

“On Tuesday, President Trump stood in the lobby of his tower on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and again made excuses for bigotry and terrorism, effectively repudiating the remarks his staff wrote a day earlier in response to the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville,” writes AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka. […]

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