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She's With Us: Congratulations Hillary Clinton

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The working people of the AFL-CIO proudly congratulate Hillary Clinton as the first female presidential nominee of a major party. 

 Are you with Clinton on building an economy of shared prosperity for all? Join us

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Addresses the Democratic National Convention

Last night AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka addressed the working people of the Democratic National Convention. 

Here are his remarks:

 

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Just Remember How Donald Trump Treats Working People

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

Donald Trump will speak later tonight at the close of the Republican National Convention and, in case you missed it, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka took to Twitter today to remind everyone about Trump's troubled record with working people (after the jump). 

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Trumka: Passage of Strong Trade Amendment Marks Major Milestone

Trumka: Passage of Strong Trade Amendment Marks Major Milestone

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement in reaction to the Democratic Platform Drafting Committee’s passage of a trade amendment during its Orlando, Florida, meeting.

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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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