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In final speech to union members, Trumka said Labor is fighting...

By MARK GRUENBERG PAI Staff Writer Las Vegas (PAI) — In what turned out to be his final address to a union crowd, the late AFL-CIO...

Biden leads praise, condolences for Labor leader Richard Trumka

By MARK GRUENBERG PAI Staff Writer Washington (PAI) — Praise and condolences, led by President Joe Biden, poured in as news spread of AFL-CIO President Richard...

Remembering AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

Area Labor leaders mourn Trumka’s passing By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Remembering his leadership on the national stage in making the Labor Movement more inclusive, and locally...

OPINION: ‘Workers to write the next chapter in America’s comeback’

By RICHARD TRUMKA President, AFL-CIO We know this will be a holiday season like no other. Many of us will be breaking with our longstanding tradition, staying...

Trump, Republicans ‘cut and run’ on America’s workers

As tens of millions of workers teeter on the brink of financial disaster, Congressional Republicans and the White House walked out on negotiations last...

YOUR LETTERS: Trump CDC’s new guidelines dangerous to frontline workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) weakening its protection guidelines in the face of a pandemic is unconscionable. America’s health care workers...

Trumka, top Dem. Neal skeptical of Trump’s China trade deal

Washington (PAI) — If President Donald Trump thinks he’s going to easily push through his China trade deal on Capitol Hill this year, he’s...

YOUR LETTERS: Thank you one and all

This holiday season, I want to take a moment to express my utmost gratitude for all the working people who make our country go. The...

Trumka on ‘New NAFTA’: ‘Close is not good enough’

By MARK GRUENBERG Baltimore, MD – AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is warning both the GOP Trump administration and workers’ allies on Capitol Hill that “close...

OPINION: Being a Democrat isn’t a qualification for Labor’s endorsement

‘If you want our support, show us that you’re unambiguously pro-worker and pro-union’ By RICHARD TRUMKA President, AFL-CIO (EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from President Trumka’s remarks before the...