Richard Trumka

AFL-CIO President Opposes Green New Deal

'Workers' interests weren't completely figured into it'

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka expressed opposition to the Green New Deal during a forum hosted by the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Trump Slams AFL-CIO Leader for Sunday Show Comments

Richard Trumka under fire after claiming administration actions that 'hurt workers outpace' those that 'help workers'

President Donald Trump on Monday responded to criticisms Richard Trumka, the president of the AFL-CIO, leveled at administration policies aimed at uplifting the American worker.

AFL-CIO Open to Endorsing Trump in 2020

Richard Trumka: 'Every candidate' will be considered

The president of the largest federation of unions in the United States is not ruling out the possibility that ALF-CIO, which represents over 12 million active and retired workers across the country, could endorse President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020.

Clinton Camp: Trumka ‘Not Motivated’ to Support Hillary

Emails show senior aides were fed up with AFL-CIO honcho

The Clinton campaign was frustrated with the delayed endorsement from the nation's largest labor union, but felt confident that Bernie Sanders would never win support thanks to Hillary's support from top executives over rank-and-file members.

Big Labor Gave Millions to Worker Centers in 2013

SEIU, AFL-CIO donated nearly $35 million to worker centers

Unions have pumped nearly $35 million into front groups that have skirted federal labor laws and agitated for higher pay and other Big Labor priorities in 2013, according to a new analysis.

Cease and Desist

NLRB orders UFCW to stop ‘restraining and coercing employees’ while protesting

Most of the Walmart black friday protesters did not work at WalmartThe National Labor Relations Board has filed a complaint against a major union for using front groups to stage disruptive Black Friday protests in a Michigan Walmart.

Labor Boss Loves Lefties

AFL-CIO President urges union to partner with far-left activist groups

The head of the AFL-CIO proposed the creation of formal partnerships with a variety of liberal special interest groups in the hopes that they will rally behind labor’s political agenda during the group’s national convention in Los Angeles on Sunday.