102Aug 29, 2013
Richard Trumka talked about the AFL-CIO agenda at a Christian Science Monitor meeting with reporters. He answered questions on the impact of the health care law on jobs, 2014 elections, ...
172Jun 11, 2013
Following a meeting with the president, business and labor leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions outside the White House about proposed immigration reform legislation being debated in ...
821Mar 27, 2013
Newsmakers with Richard Trumka
Richard Trumka, talked about immigration issues and the effect of low-and high-income workers from other countries on American workers. He said the AFL-CIO was concerned that these workers ...
140Feb 11, 2013
U.S. and European Economy
Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and Matthias Machnig, minister of economy for the German Federal State of Thuringia, discussed the U.S. and European ...
6,809Sep 5, 2012
Democratic National Convention, Day Two
Activities at the second day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included official nomination of the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates and a roll call vote of the ...
341Aug 9, 2012
Richard Trumka on Economic and Labor Issues
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talked about the 2012 presidential election at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast event for reporters at the St.*Regis Hotel. He said the Supreme ...
406Jun 8, 2012
U.S. Economic Recovery and the Middle Class
Panelists discussed the U.S. economic recovery and the future of the middle class, focusing on the middle class’s contribution to the economic recovery and how taxes could affect that ...
779May 4, 2012
Newsmakers with Richard Trumka
Richard Trumka talked about the role jobs and labor unions will play in the 2012 presidential election. Topics included unemployment statistics for April 2012, President Obama’s ...
282May 1, 2012
U.S. Economic Agenda
Panelists spoke about the state of the economy, job creation, tax policy, and ways to jump start the economy.
22,168Oct 18, 2011
Richard Trumka on Occupy Wall Street Protests
Richard Trumka talked about :the role of unions in the Occupy Wall Street protests, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included the 2012 campaign, ...
519Sep 30, 2011
Richard Trumka on the Jobs Crisis
Richard Trumka argued that America did not have a deficit crisis but a jobs crisis. He urged Congress to pass the president’s jobs bill, and said the proposal was an important first step ...
3,238Sep 5, 2011
Presidential Labor Day Remarks
President Obama visited Detroit to celebrate Labor Day with workers and their families and to discuss his bipartisan efforts to create jobs and strengthen the economy. Secretary of Labor Hilda ...
428Sep 1, 2011
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined two panels of business and labor representatives to discuss creating jobs through infrastructure investment. They also talked about the state of the ...
454Aug 31, 2011
AFL-CIO Update on Jobs and the Economy
At the AFL-CIO’s annual Labor Day event, Richard Trumka outlined a plan for increasing employment and he labor group’s plans to influence the political process. In his remarks he ...
458Aug 26, 2011
Legacy of Martin Luther King
Civil rights and labor leaders spoke about the work and legacy of Martin Luther King in regard to civil and labor rights.
This program was part of a a symposium focusing on jobs, social justice, ...
815Jul 11, 2011
Jobs and the U.S. Economy
Panelists talked about the state of the economy, unemployment, economic stimulus programs, and the outlook for job growth. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) joined the closing portion of the panel and ...
1,514May 20, 2011
Labor Movement Agenda and the U.S. Economy
Richard Trumka talked about the U.S. labor movement agenda and recent union activity in states such as Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana. He also discussed the 2012 elections, federal budget issues, ...
714Apr 7, 2011
Future of Unions in America, Labor Leaders
Labor leaders spoke about the future of labor unions in the U.S. and recent efforts by several Republican governors and state legislatures to curtail the collective bargaining power of public ...
1,222Feb 17, 2011
Infrastructure Spending and Job Creation
Richard Trumka talked about federal investment in the transportation system as a way to create jobs and spur the U.S. economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
170Jan 19, 2011
Richard Trumka Remarks
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka presented an economic agenda with suggestions for President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address.
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