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Trumka to IMF: Global ‘Wall Street’ Tax Needed

Trumka to IMF:  Global ‘Wall Street’ Tax Needed

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is taking part in the L20’s June 18-19 meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico. Leaders of the 19 nations and the European Union who make up the L20 are discussing the global economic crises.

Yesterday, Trumka introduced International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and @AFLCIOLatino tweeted the exchange. Check it out.  

@RichardTrumka  at #L20  meeting introduces #IMF  Director @Lagarde #20

@RichardTrumka  asks @Lagarde "We want to hear from you on how the IMF will work to help with the economy recovery" #L20   #G20

@Lagarde  says "Policy makers should address the pitfuls of the labor markets to use dialog to move forward" to labor leaders #L20   #G20

@RichardTrumka  asks @Lagarde if the IMF supports the #FinancialTransationTax during the #Labor20  meeting. #G20  

@RichardTrumka  "Global labor movement has put forward the financial transaction tax to tamper damaging financial practices" #L20  

@Lagarde  says to global labor leaders that "Bailout packages need to be much better in the future" #L20   #G20

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