Richard Trumka

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Name: Richard Trumka
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

State Convention Concludes

, the annual convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO opened with Allegheny County Central Labor Council President introducing 60 vice presidents who represent 900,000 organized employees.A few awards were presented, as Father Jack O'Malley was honored ... [Published Examiner.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

A Catholic push for a higher wage

Richard Trumka and J. Cletus Kiley, Special to The Courier-Journal; 4:14 p.m. EDT April 23, 2014TrumkaAs Catholics inspired by Pope Francis we are pleased that House Speaker John Boehner recently invited the pope to address Congress. A man of faith who ... [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

AFL-CIO’s Trumka meets with immigrants, calls deportations ‘unacceptable’

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka delivered a pep talk Tuesday to immigration advocates who arrived in Washington, D.C. this week to stage a hunger strike, pledging that the nation's largest collection of labor unions will fight to stem deportations so ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

AFL-CIO Releases 2014 Executive PayWatch Series

The AFL-CIO 2014 Executive PayWatch report shows that the U.S. CEOs were paid 331 times more than the average worker.Last week, the AFL-CIO unveiled the 2014 Executive PayWatch report. According to the data, U.S. CEOs pocketed, on average, $11.7 million ... [Published UFCW - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

WAL MART STORES : Big Labor's Identity Crisis

04/21/2014 | 06:14pm US/EasternRecommend:For decades, "union man" meant hard hats, lunch pails and blue- collar jobs for millions of American autoworkers, machinists and coal miners.A union job meant good pay and benefits, but it also promised lots of ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 3 reports

Elizabeth Warren Once Again Says She’s Not Running For President

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is once again telling supporters that she has no plans to run for President in 2016: (CNN) -  Days before the release of her new book, Sen. Elizabeth Warren reiterated that she’s not angling for a White ... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

12 Elizabeth Warren Quotes to Prepare You for Her Appearance at the AFL-CIO on May 2

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will be appearing at the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on May 2 to promote her new book, A Fighting Chance, which chronicles her inspiring life story. From her working-class ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Berman: Unions in R.I. oppose democratic ideals

This month’s Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission struck down federal limits on the total amount individuals can contribute to combinations of federal candidates and parties during a two-year election cycle. Predictably, ... [Published Providence Journal - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Views vary among Americans when it comes to hourly rate

CUMBERLAND — Even among those who have worked minimum wage jobs, views on the minimum wage can differ.“Minimum wage has to exist. There is no question there, so whatever it is, it will be called ‘minimum wage’. But it should not be below a living wage,” ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court levels things

Finally, a level playing field!  Well, almost.  For a long time conservative candidates have had to compete with big labor bucks at election time.Not much is being said by the liberal progressives now about the hundreds of millions of dollars donated ... [Published Walton Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

"It don't get no better" says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka referring to Elizabeth Warren.

Do you like the rhetorical use of the double negative? I can't get no satisfaction from s ome rich and powerful guy deploying the old double negative device as a way of seeming close to the working-class folk he represents .There's much more to say about ... [Published Althouse - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 6 reports

CEO Pay Soars, Workers Toil in Capitalism's New Guilded Age

Ratio of CEO-to-worker pay is 'unconscionable,' says AFl-CIO as prominent economist argues this level of inequality proves current capitalist system 'cannot work'- Jon Queally, staff writer(Image: AFL-CIO / paywatch.org)Here's the first number to know: ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 16 2014]

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...whole, will become more responsive to the needs of society as a whole is if America's working people band together to demand better," Trumka said. "the single human innovation with the best track record of protecting working people is the union, and as we continue to invest in organizing workers in texas, we will help make texas work better for all texans, not just the 1 percent who profit from the chaos of an unfettered market."

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State Convention Concludes [Published Examiner.com - 22 hours ago]
A Catholic push for a higher wage [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 24 2014]
AFL-CIO’s Trumka meets with immigrants, calls d... [Published Washington Post - Apr 23 2014]
New trade deals may open doors for S.C. [Published GSA Business - Apr 23 2014]
AFL-CIO Releases 2014 Executive PayWatch Series [Published UFCW - Apr 22 2014]
WAL MART STORES : Big Labor's Identity Crisis [Published 4 Traders - Apr 21 2014]
Unionization’s New Face: The Rise of the Worker... [Published Associations Now - Apr 21 2014]
Caving To The Left On Keystone [Published Republican National Committee - Apr 21 2014]
12 Elizabeth Warren Quotes to Prepare You for H... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Apr 21 2014]
Richard Berman: Unions in R.I. oppose democrati... [Published Providence Journal - Apr 21 2014]
Elizabeth Warren Once Again Says She’s Not Runn... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
Warren repeats she's 'not running for president' [Published CNN - Apr 20 2014]
Warren repeats she's 'not running for president' [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 20 2014]
Views vary among Americans when it comes to hou... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Apr 20 2014]
Supreme Court levels things [Published Walton Tribune - Apr 20 2014]
Kellogg Locked Out Kevin to Cut Costs, Paid CEO... [Published AFL-CIO - Apr 18 2014]
One Year After 15 Died in Preventable Texas Fer... [Published AFL-CIO - Apr 17 2014]
AFL-CIO: 'So little' done in year since Texas e... [Published The Hill - Apr 17 2014]
AFL-CIO: 'So little' done in year sin... [Published E2-Wire - Apr 17 2014]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka B... [Published AFL-CIO - Apr 17 2014]
"It don't get no better" says AFL-CIO President... [Published Althouse - Apr 17 2014]
Trumka says Warren is 'prototype' of a good pre... [Published The Hill - Apr 16 2014]
Minnesota CEOs paid 127 times what the average ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Apr 16 2014]
Trumka Answers Redditors' Most Burning Question... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Apr 16 2014]
CEO Pay Soars, Workers Toil in Capitalism's New... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 16 2014]
CEOs Paid 331 Times Average Worker, 774 Times M... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 16 2014]
CEO Pay Hits 'Insane Level' [Published California Progress Report - Apr 16 2014]
Average CEO’s pay 331 times workers’ pay [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 15 2014]
Executive Paywatch highlights gap between rich ... [Published People's World - Apr 15 2014]
High CEO pay unfair, hurts economy, union says ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]
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12 Elizabeth Warren Quotes to Prepare You for H... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Apr 21 2014]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) will be appearing at the AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on May 2 to promote her new book, A Fighting Chance, which chronicles her inspiring life story. From her working-class ...
Elizabeth Warren Once Again Says She’s Not Runn... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 20 2014]
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is once again telling supporters that she has no plans to run for President in 2016: (CNN) -  Days before the release of her new book, Sen. Elizabeth Warren reiterated that she’s not angling for a White ...
Warren repeats she's 'not running for president' [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 20 2014]
(CNN) – Days before the release of her new book, Sen. Elizabeth Warren reiterated that she's not angling for a White House bid. "I'm not running for president," the Massachusetts Democrat said in an interview that aired Sunday on CBS's "Sunday Morning." ...
AFL-CIO: 'So little' done in year sin... [Published E2-Wire - Apr 17 2014]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Thursday that not enough has been done to protect workers in the wake of a deadly chemical plant explosion in West, Texas, last year."Arguably the only thing more tragic than the West, Texas, explosion that... ...
"It don't get no better" says AFL-CIO President... [Published Althouse - Apr 17 2014]
Do you like the rhetorical use of the double negative? I can't get no satisfaction from s ome rich and powerful guy deploying the old double negative device as a way of seeming close to the working-class folk he represents .There's much more to say about ...
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