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. […]

Trump Courts Business, Labor in Delicate Balancing Act

January 24, 2017

President Trump promised to renegotiate a 23-year-old agreement with Canada and Mexico. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called the move on TPP “an important first step toward a trade policy that works for working people,” but did not […]

Trump Meets with Top Labor Leader

January 15, 2017

While AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka declared he was ready to work with Trump and his new administration in a post-election statement, he’s remained critical of what he sees as Trump’s go-at-it-alone approach. Trumka blasted Trump during the campaign, calling him an “anti-American bigot” in March. […]

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