Richard Trumka

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Name: Richard Trumka
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives demand federal police czar

Law enforcement officers watch on during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri on August 18, 2014. Michael B. Thomas/AFP/In the eyes of many progressives and civil rights advocates, the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael ... [Published CBS News - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Coalition Urges Police Changes Following Ferguson Shooting

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined a diverse group of organizations and leaders from all walks of life in signing on to  a letter to President Barack Obama  calling for real solutions after the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

AFL-CIO Joins Diverse Organizations in Signing Ferguson Letter

Deborah Cannada, Librarian - West Side Elementary School, Charleston, WV.Letter Calls for the Administration to Address Systemic Racial Bias(Washington, DC, Aug. 26, 2014) – AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined a diverse group of organizations and ... [Published AFL-CIO - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Trumka Has a Question for You this Labor Day

Labor Day is coming soon and this year, like we do on every Labor Day, we will pause to recognize the incredible achievements of America’s workers. We will gather in communities to march in parades, host barbecues and celebrate all who make this country ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Union member rally for higher minimum wage

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Two days after the Alaska primary, advocates for a higher minimum wage rallied Thursday in Fairbanks to support Ballot Measure 3 in the November general ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

In Praise of Limousine Liberals

The phase “limousine liberal” was ironically coined by a Democrat, New York City mayoral hopeful Mario Procaccino, during his 1969 campaign to unseat Republican John Lindsay.  Procaccino was attacking Lindsay’s generous and well-healed backers who, as ... [Published American Spectator - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Trumka: Workers "confused, angry, frustrated, scared"

LAS VEGAS - The stagnation of workers' wages and declining benefits for the last 40 years, and the Great Recession piled on top of that, has left U.S. workers "confused, angry, frustrated and scared," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.Speaking to ... [Published People's World - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Walmart’s U.S. Manufacturing Summit

IBEW keeps San Francisco's cable cars running.In response to Walmart’s U.S. Manufacturing Summit, which convenes today in Denver, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the following statement:“It’s about time Walmart figured out that America’s workers ... [Published AFL-CIO - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Trumka: Ferguson Tragedy Highlights Race and Class Divisions We Have Long Neglected

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement in response to events in Ferguson, Missouri (after the jump).  ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Ferguson, Missouri Shooting

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Michael Brown, the teenager who was recently killed in Ferguson, Missouri.  His death and the anguish of the Ferguson community have rightfully become a national story.  Despite the tragedy there is also ... [Published AFL-CIO - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Christy McGill, Art Teacher - Divide Elementary School, Lookout, WV.From raising wages to workplace protections, President Obama is showing strong leadership where it’s needed most. Today’s executive order is a common sense measure that will make our ... [Published AFL-CIO - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

IBEW keeps San Francisco's cable cars running.Today’s reports from the Social Security and Medicare Trustees have good news for all Americans: Social Security and Medicare will be there for us and our families if elected leaders listen to the American ... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 29 2014]

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...But with the average employee bringing home $25,000 per year, according to the AFL-CIO, there's not a lot of extra fat left. "if walmart is truly committed to rebuilding the american middle class, it can start with its own workers" AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said in an statement on Thursday

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In wake of Ferguson shooting, progressives dema... [Published CBS News - 16 hours ago]
Coalition Urges Police Changes Following Fergus... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 21 hours ago]
AFL-CIO Joins Diverse Organizations in Signing ... [Published AFL-CIO - 22 hours ago]
AFL-CIO Joins Diverse Organizations in Signing ... [Published Noodls - 23 hours ago]
A Credo for Progressives, from Elizabeth Warren... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 26 2014]
Richard Trumka Has a Question for You this Labo... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Aug 25 2014]
Union member rally for higher minimum wage [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 22 2014]
In Praise of Limousine Liberals [Published American Spectator - Aug 22 2014]
Measure 3 support kicks off with labor union ra... [Published Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Aug 22 2014]
Trumka: Workers "confused, angry, frustrated, s... [Published People's World - Aug 20 2014]
5 ways Walmart can get its mojo back [Published CBS News - Aug 14 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Aug 14 2014]
Trumka: Ferguson Tragedy Highlights Race and Cl... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Aug 14 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Aug 14 2014]
USW Convention In Las Vegas: Aug. 11-Aug. 14 [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 10 2014]
USW Convention in Las Vegas: Aug. 11-Aug. 14 [Published The CW11 - Aug 10 2014]
What the Democratic Party Does Well: Doing Itse... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 09 2014]
AFL-CIO calls for humane treatment of refugee c... [Published Seattle Gay News - Aug 09 2014]
US Must Strengthen Trade Bond With EU Amid Russ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 09 2014]
What the Democratic Party Does Well [Published Dissident Voice - Aug 09 2014]
Mary Burke comment suggests rift continues betw... [Published Washington Examiner - Aug 06 2014]
Union teams up with Interior for 'win-win' $3M ... [Published Washington Times - Aug 02 2014]
Colleagues, friends remember Reis [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 01 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Aug 01 2014]
AFL-CIO and Labor Community Honor the Life and ... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 31 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 31 2014]
Democrats seek federal contract ban for tax-dod... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 30 2014]
‘Not our problem’: Nick Casey, climate change,... [Published Charleston Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
The AFL-CIO, The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Tru... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 29 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 29 2014]
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Coalition Urges Police Changes Following Fergus... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 21 hours ago]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined a diverse group of organizations and leaders from all walks of life in signing on to  a letter to President Barack Obama  calling for real solutions after the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, ...
Richard Trumka Has a Question for You this Labo... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Aug 25 2014]
Labor Day is coming soon and this year, like we do on every Labor Day, we will pause to recognize the incredible achievements of America’s workers. We will gather in communities to march in parades, host barbecues and celebrate all who make this country ...
Trumka: Ferguson Tragedy Highlights Race and Cl... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Aug 14 2014]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka released the following statement in response to events in Ferguson, Missouri (after the jump).  ...
The AFL-CIO, The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Tru... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 29 2014]
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust:Who:  Richard Trumka, President, AFL-CIOJames Boland, President, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied CraftworkersSteve Coyle, ...
Good News for All Americans in Social Security,... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 28 2014]
The annual reports from the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released today “have good news for all Americans,” said AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Social Security and Medicare will be there for us and our families if elected leaders listen ...
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