Richard Trumka

Type: Person
Name: Richard Trumka
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Hughes will be a reliable supporter of the working class, unions in 2nd District: Letter

To the Editor:I was watching a discussion on C-Span where union leader Richard Trumka of the AFL-CIO was asked if his union had any Republican support at all and the one name he came up with was Republican representative Frank LoBiondo from the 2nd District ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund Tops $5 Billion—Housing and Building Trusts Create Jobs, Build Communities

The AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund announced that it has surpassed $5 billion in market value through investments by more than 75 union, Taft-Hartley and public employee pension funds. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said: ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Union Bosses of Boilermakers Among Highest Paid Anywhere

Three International Brotherhood of Boilermakers officers were paid more than $500,000 during the union's fiscal year ending June 30.Including gross salaries and other disbursements reported to the U.S. Department of Labor, IBB International Vice President ... [Published NewsMax.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

AFL-CIO president talks about Colorado elections, labor issues

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka came to Colorado last weekend, hoping to fire up the union’s electoral base and speak to non-union working-class residents while races for governor, U.S. Senate, the 6th Congressional District and control of the ... [Published Denver Business Journal - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Foley again defends record at Pennsylvania firm

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)People:Organizations:Subjects:Places:ROCKY HILL, Connecticut — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is continuing to defend his record at a Pennsylvania plant he once owned, insisting ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Trumka backs measure to limit crimes classified as felonies

LOS ANGELES - Standing against the backdrop of Los Angeles Homeboy Industries , Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, told a press gathering Oct. 10 that the labor movement stands for fairness and second chances. The afternoon event was held in support ... [Published People's World - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Unions rally to support Gov. Malloy's re-election

Malloy, who is in a tight race against Republican businessman Tom Foley, is reaping benefits as one of the few governors to show outspoken support for issues dear to unions, including collective bargaining rights, paid sick leave and minimum wage inc ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Union boss paid $154 an hour pushes for minimum wage hike

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is pushing for a $10.10 federal minimum wage as a show of union support for low-income workers, but Trumka is paid 15 times that amount.Based on AFL-CIO’s annual report to the U.S. Department of Labor, the union coalition paid Trumka a ... [Published Human Events Online - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Trumka: “Raising wages will be a driving force at the polls”

As working people are gearing up to get out and vote Nov. 4, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had this to say on one of the top issues on people's minds:"Raising wages will be a driving force at the polls in the approaching midterm elections. Working ... [Published People's World - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why Richard Trumka Still Thinks Mitch McConnell Will Lose

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters Tuesday that he thinks Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will lose his race for re-election, despite polls putting him at an advantage over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes. (Carolyn ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 6 reports

AFL-CIO Chief Struggling to Get Out Labor Vote

To labor leader Richard Trumka, Democratic and labor chances in the midterm November elections depend on stirring up union voter turnout, but for this year, getting out the pro-labor vote has been a hard row to hoe.Trumka, president of the massive AFL-CIO, ... [Published NewsMax.com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Michaud Campaigns With Union Workers In Waterville

Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud campaigned with unhappy union workers in Waterville Wednesday afternoon. Michaud was joined by Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, at Huhtamaki, a paper goods manufacturer.Michaud and Trumka picketed ... [Published WABI TV - Oct 02 2014]

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"our job is made a little more difficult" AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a media briefing this week, where labor leaders talked about their strategy to assist Democrats by focusing...

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Hughes will be a reliable supporter of the work... [Published Somerset Reporter - Oct 17 2014]
AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund Tops $5 Billion—Housi... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 17 2014]
Union Bosses of Boilermakers Among Highest Paid... [Published NewsMax.com - Oct 16 2014]
AFL-CIO president talks about Colorado election... [Published Denver Business Journal - Oct 16 2014]
Appalachian transition: Why coalfield residents... [Published Charleston Gazette - Oct 16 2014]
Tom Foley defends firings at Pennsylvania business [Published Register Citizen - Oct 15 2014]
Foley again defends record at Pennsylvania firm [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 14 2014]
Trumka backs measure to limit crimes classified... [Published People's World - Oct 14 2014]
Progressive Dark Money Group Blames GOP for Ebo... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 14 2014]
Unions rally to support Gov. Malloy's re-election [Published Investor's Business Daily - Oct 14 2014]
Union boss paid $154 an hour pushes for minimum... [Published Human Events Online - Oct 13 2014]
Some Senate candidates seize on terrorism as ca... [Published Los Angeles Times - Oct 11 2014]
Trumka: We Need to Replace Mass Incarceration w... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 10 2014]
AFL-CIO, CBTU to march Saturday in solidarity w... [Published St Louis American - Oct 10 2014]
Working Families to Join 'Justice for All' Marc... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 10 2014]
Labor and Immigration Need to Work Together [Published NDSU Spectrum - Oct 10 2014]
It’s the GOP’s turn to ask, “What’s the Matter ... [Published People's World - Oct 09 2014]
Trumka: “Raising wages will be a driving force ... [Published People's World - Oct 09 2014]
HUFFPOST HILL - But Can Ebola Lead? [Published Huffington Post - Oct 08 2014]
Why Richard Trumka Still Thinks Mitch McConnell... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 08 2014]
AFL-CIO Chief Struggling to Get Out Labor Vote [Published NewsMax.com - Oct 08 2014]
Trumka: 'Raising Wages Will Be a Driving Force ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 08 2014]
Romney could run again, say friends and former ... [Published Morningstar.com - Oct 08 2014]
AFL-CIO Chief Trumka: ‘Lot of Work to Do’ on 20... [Published WSJ.com: Washington Wire - Oct 07 2014]
AFL-CIO Chief Trumka: ‘Lot of Work to Do’ on 20... [Published Washington Wire - Oct 07 2014]
Union Chief Frets Foreign Policy and Ebola Are ... [Published TIME.com - Oct 07 2014]
Union Chief Frets Foreign Policy and Ebola Are ... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 07 2014]
Union Chief Frets Foreign Policy and Ebola Are ... [Published Swampland - Oct 07 2014]
Press Week Ahead: October 6 - 10 [Published USTR - Oct 04 2014]
Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown [Published ZNet - Oct 03 2014]
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AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund Tops $5 Billion—Housi... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 17 2014]
The AFL-CIO Equity Index Fund announced that it has surpassed $5 billion in market value through investments by more than 75 union, Taft-Hartley and public employee pension funds. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said: ...
Progressive Dark Money Group Blames GOP for Ebo... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 14 2014]
A liberal dark money group behind ads blaming congressional Republicans for an Ebola outbreak in West Africa has deep ties to the left’s biggest and most secretive fundraising and collaboration apparatus, the Democracy Alliance. Erica Payne, the founder ...
Trumka: We Need to Replace Mass Incarceration w... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 10 2014]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke in Los Angeles today in support of the “Yes on 47” campaign. Prop. 47, which will be on the ballot in November, would reduce the classification of some low-level nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. ...
Working Families to Join 'Justice for All' Marc... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 10 2014]
In September, when AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke to the convention of the Missouri AFL-CIO , he addressed the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., that led to the shooting of Michael Brown, saying that it was important for labor to be a part of ...
Trumka: 'Raising Wages Will Be a Driving Force ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Oct 08 2014]
As working people are gearing up to get out and vote Nov. 4, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka had this to say on one of the top issues on people's minds: Raising wages will be a driving force at the polls in the approaching midterm elections. Working ...
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