Richard Trumka

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

New Jersey Union Members Learn ‘Common Sense Economics'

In New Jersey Monday, eight union members took part in the state’s first “ Common Sense Economics” training, which at its core, says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, has “a clear, simple message: Raising wages works.” ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on “Corporate Inversion”

Let’s call “corporate inversion” for what it is: a gaping, unpatriotic tax loophole. It’s time for Congress to close it and end this outrageous practice.In recent months, corporations have exploited this tax dodging loophole at unprecedented levels. The ... [Published AFL-CIO - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Unite Here: Organizing to change lives

BOSTON -- Unite Here set an extraordinary goal with its convention theme, "Changing 50,000 more lives." Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, the 800 delegates enthusiastically agreed to keep up that pace and organize at least 10,000 ... [Published People's World - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on President Obama’s Executive Order Protecting Federal Employees from Gender Identity Discrimination

Christy McGill, Art Teacher - Divide Elementary School, Lookout, WV.Working people believe in equality and fairness. That’s why we are happy to stand with President Obama in supporting protections for workers who are discriminated against on the basis ... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

For Obama's labor policy, no setback is permanent

Less than two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that two of his recess appointments...Less than two weeks after the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that two of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional ... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Trumka: Working Families Stand with President Obama Against Workplace Discrimination

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka  issued a statement  today proclaiming the federation's support for an executive order issued by President Obama protecting federal employees and employees of federal contractors against discrimination based on gender ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

White House: Migrants’ Privacy Trump Americans’ Right To Know [VIDEO]

The White House won’t reveal where it is housing thousands of Central American juvenile migrants because their privacy rights trump Americans’ right to know what‘s happening in their neighborhoods, press secretary Josh Earnest declared July 16.“The public ... [Published Daily Caller - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

AFL-CIO to Congress: Don’t settle for highway stopgap

The AFL-CIO is warning Congress not to rest on its laurels about a likely deal to temporarily extend federal transportation funding into next spring.The House is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a $10 billion transportation funding package that is similar, ... [Published The Hill - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Statement on the Humanitarian Crisis of Unaccompanied Children

IBEW keeps San Francisco's cable cars running.(Washington, DC) The humanitarian crisis of families and children fleeing violence in Central America and turning themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents has brought out both the best and the worst in our ... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

VOLKSWAGEN : Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on UAW Announcement with Volkswagen

WASHINGTON , July 10 -- The AFL-CIO issued the following statement by President Richard Trumka :Today's announcement embodies the power of working people that is growing across the country. It is only the beginning of what can be a dynamic and prosperous ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 6 reports

US union boss warns of ‘unsafe’ taxi apps

Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO union, warns tech companies were damaging taxi drivers’ livelihoods and stresses the importance of regulated business ... [Published FT.com - World - Jul 02 2014]
Entities: Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 4 reports

High Court Rules Against Obama on NLRB Recess Appointments

----- Advertising -----The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that President Obama exceeded his authority when he named three members to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 during a three-day break between Senate sessions.But the ... [Published Engineering News-Record - Jun 26 2014]

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"Working people need you again," Trumka told the convention to applause. "we need your political action. we need you for legislative accountability. we need your voter registration. and we need your organizing, we need it to show working people everywhere we can stand together, in solidarity, for a better life. it works."
"We stand up for immigrant rights because there are jobs on the table," Trumka said. "like the 800,000 new jobs that would be created by immigration reform, we fight like hell for every single one."
"families are being separated because congress has failed to act on a commonsense immigration process. the crisis on our worksites and in our communities can't wait. that's why i'm calling on president obama to extend administrative relief to americans in waiting" Trumka said

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New Jersey Union Members Learn ‘Common Sense Ec... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 16 hours ago]
Unite Here: Organizing to change lives [Published People's World - 18 hours ago]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - 18 hours ago]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 21 2014]
For Obama's labor policy, no setback is permanent [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 21 2014]
Trumka: Working Families Stand with President O... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 21 2014]
Five Ways Unions Are Trying To Get Their Mojo Back [Published Think Progress - Jul 17 2014]
The AFL-CIO, The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Tru... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 17 2014]
With Obama pressed to ease deportations, child ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 16 2014]
White House: Migrants’ Privacy Trump Americans’... [Published Daily Caller - Jul 16 2014]
Obama, GOP get poor marks for border crisis [Published Washington Post - Jul 16 2014]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Statement on t... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 15 2014]
AFL-CIO to Congress: Don’t settle for highway s... [Published The Hill - Jul 15 2014]
Trumka: Humanitarian Crisis Has Brought Out the... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 15 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 15 2014]
VOLKSWAGEN : Statement by AFL-CIO President Ric... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 11 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 11 2014]
Labor movement demands immediate relief for 11 ... [Published People's World - Jul 10 2014]
AFL-CIO and ETUC Release Joint Principles for T... [Published AFL-CIO - Jul 10 2014]
The Labor Movement Never Stands by When Workers... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 10 2014]
Charles Koch, Modern Robber Baron, Exposed [Published PR Watch - Jul 10 2014]
AFL-CIO urges Obama to circumvent Congress on i... [Published FOXNews.com - Jul 09 2014]
AFL-CIO urges Obama to circumvent Congress on i... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 09 2014]
Big Labor's big problems with the Supreme Court [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 07 2014]
Union leaders having a hard time talking about ... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 05 2014]
2014 IU Delegate Convention [Published Unite Here! Local 5 Hawaii - Jul 03 2014]
City may ask Obama to curb deportations [Published Arizona Daily Star - Jul 03 2014]
So It's the Statue of Immigration, Now? The Tru... [Published RushLimbaugh.com - Jul 02 2014]
Union leaders hit Supreme Court rulings [Published People's World - Jul 02 2014]
US union boss warns of ‘unsafe’ taxi apps [Published FT.com - World - Jul 02 2014]
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New Jersey Union Members Learn ‘Common Sense Ec... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - 16 hours ago]
In New Jersey Monday, eight union members took part in the state’s first “ Common Sense Economics” training, which at its core, says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, has “a clear, simple message: Raising wages works.” ...
Trumka: Working Families Stand with President O... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 21 2014]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka  issued a statement  today proclaiming the federation's support for an executive order issued by President Obama protecting federal employees and employees of federal contractors against discrimination based on gender ...
Five Ways Unions Are Trying To Get Their Mojo Back [Published Think Progress - Jul 17 2014]
Since the mid-1950s, the percentage of employed workers who belong to a union has dropped from more than 28 percent to less than 12 percent . Experts have tied the nation’s growing wage inequality with this decline. To combat these trends, AFL-CIO ...
The AFL-CIO, The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Tru... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 17 2014]
WASHINGTON, July 17, 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, ...
Trumka: Humanitarian Crisis Has Brought Out the... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Jul 15 2014]
In response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied immigrant children fleeing violence in Central America and coming into the United States and surrendering to Border Patrol agents, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a statement  saying ...
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