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Union Strong Unions, Stronger Communities

Strong Unions, Stronger Communities

When working people have the freedom to come together in strong unions, entire communities benefit. Unions give everyday working people the power in numbers they need to make their communities safer and stronger, and they are critical to fixing an economy rigged in favor of the rich and powerful. Whether it’s EMS workers negotiating for …

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Union Richard L. Trumka: AFL-CIO Convention 2017: Democracy and Unions

Richard L. Trumka: AFL-CIO Convention 2017: Democracy and Unions

Richard L. Trumka October 23, 2017St. Louis, Missouri Thank you, Liz. Good morning brothers and sisters. I hope you got some rest. We have a busy day ahead of us. And a canvass this afternoon! I’d like to begin with a video. As you can see, the attacks against us are relentless. And they are …

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Federal GOP tax plan is ‘the great con,’ says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

GOP tax plan is ‘the great con,’ says AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

The Republican tax reform plan gives more to rich people and corporations, with middle- and lower-income Americans paying for it, Richard Trumka said. Billionaire investor Tom Steyer agreed, calling it a “reverse Robin Hood.” However, economist Lawrence Lindsey said the middle class will benefit the most from the bill. Michelle Fox | @MFoxCNBC Published 6:24 PM …

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News Texas Working People Step Up in Worst Storm Ever

Texas Working People Step Up in Worst Storm Ever

August 28, 2017 Aug. 28, 2017 Contacts: John Patrick, Rick Levy or Ed Sills, (512) 477-6195 Texas Working People Step Up in Worst Storm Ever As Hurricane Harvey and its remnants bring unprecedented flooding and damage to a huge portion of Texas, working people in the state are going above and beyond their duties to …

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Union AFL-CIO Chief Richard Trumka ‘Assessing’ Role in Trump Council

AFL-CIO Chief Richard Trumka ‘Assessing’ Role in Trump Council

AFL-CIO Chief Richard Trumka ‘Assessing’ Role in Trump Council Yuri Gripas/Reuters One of the top labor leaders in the country said he would be “assessing” his place on Donald Trump’s manufacturing council after the president’s widely-criticized response to a violent white supremacist rally this past week. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka didn’t go so far as …

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Union Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Domestic Terror in Charlottesville, Virginia

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Domestic Terror in Charlottesville, Virginia

August 13, 2017 Yesterday in Charlottesville, VA the nation and the world witnessed the hateful views and violent actions of white supremacists and neo-Nazis. This racism and bigotry is the worst kind of evil in our world and does not represent the true values of America. The true values of our country, values like equality and …

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Union Sign the Pledge: I’m Buying Union-Made in America

Sign the Pledge: I’m Buying Union-Made in America

Sign this petition Share with Facebook friends AFL-CIO may send you periodic updates; you can unsubscribe at any time. Working people in unions value the hard work and craftsmanship that goes into the products and services we make and provide. That’s why buying “Made in America” products is an important act of solidarity that promotes …

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