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. […]

Trumka Speaks at IA Convention

July 18, 2017

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka was the keynote speaker on the second day of the IATSE International Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He delivered a rousing speech. He called IA President Matt Loeb a friend who worked tirelessly to defend the interests of the IA and its membership. […]

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