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Trumka On Trump On Trade

In a new video, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka calls out Donald Trump for his complete hypocrisy on trade. While Trump makes grand promises on trade, his history tells us a different story.

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Social Security and Medicare Trustees' Reports Deliver Reassuring News

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in response to the release of the 2016 Social Security and Medicare Trustees' Reports (after the jump):

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Trumka: Donald Trump Puts Greed Over Working People

Trumka: Donald Trump Puts Greed Over Working People

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka commented on Donald Trump’s meeting with Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), warning that the meeting shows that Trump is siding with the 1% on Wall Street instead of working people.

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'20 People Control More Wealth Than Half the Population': Trumka Addresses the Democratic Platform Committee

Richard Trumka at the 2013 AFL-CIO Convention

When working people come together in union to create a better life, America thrives. 

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka addressed the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee this morning detailing the steps we need to take to ensure a bright and prosperous future for America's working people. 

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Top 5 Topics Discussed at the Donald Trump-Paul Ryan Summit

Top 5 Topics Discussed at the Donald Trump-Paul Ryan Summit

Today, TV reality star and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan to iron out differences between them. While we would give anything to be a fly on the wall during that meeting, we can only speculate about topics of conversation.

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AFL-CIO Welcomes OSHA’s New Injury and Illness Reporting Rules

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in reaction to new rules to modernize workplace injury reporting and protect workers who report injuries.

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Working Familes at Verizon Strike for a Better Workplace

Working Familes at Verizon Strike for a Better Workplace

Working people at Verizon are on strike. After months of negotiations with the telecommunications giant, they’ve decided to take a stand to create a better workplace. They want to make sure the needs of working families are met, instead of standing by as a handful of individuals get richer and richer. They’re fighting to stop the company from sending jobs overseas and to get Verizon to end its continued intimidation of working people at Verizon Wireless who are trying to create a better future for themselves and their families.

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Long Overdue DOL Rule Will Protect Retirement Investors

Long Overdue DOL Rule Will Protect Retirement Investors

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in reaction to the Department of Labor's final fiduciary ruling.

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AFL-CIO Applauds New Lifesaving Silica Dust Rules

AFL-CIO Applauds New Lifesaving Silica Dust Rules

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issuing new workplace silica standards.

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AFL-CIO Urges Administration to Finalize Long-Overdue Worker Protections

AFL-CIO Urges Administration to Finalize Long-Overdue Worker Protections

Following the U.S. Department of Labor sending the much-needed overtime rule to the Office of Management and Budget, the AFL-CIO renewed its call for final action on these worker protections to improve the lives of working people across the country. These regulations include rules on fiduciary responsibility, silica and the persuader rule.

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