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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    One Nation Rally

    Radio talk show hosts Ed Schultz and Tom Joyner, and numerous actors and entertainers attended a rally titled “Heeding a call to Put America Back to Work and Pull America Back…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talked about the U.S. economy and jobs, their impact on the 2010 midterm election campaigns, and the labor movement’s role in 2010 elections. On…

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    U.S. Economy and Jobs

    President Obama spoke at an AFL-CIO meeting. He talked about actions his administration has taken to create new jobs and improve the economy, including the economic stimulus package,…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    2010 Midterm Post-Election Analysis

    Policy analysts, former and current members of Congress, and others participated in a day-long forum on the previous day’s midterm election results. Among the topics they…

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    Transportation infrastructure Investments

    Thomas Donohue and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka testified on federal funding for transportation infrastructure and MAP-21, the current transportation law that expires in September 2014.…

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    Richard Trumka Remarks on Labor Issues

    Richard Trumka talked about major domestic legislative initiatives and labor issues. In his remarks he criticized pending health care reform legislation, saying that financing…

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    Progressive Economic Vision

    Elizabeth Warren spoke about the new financial regulatory bill. In her remarks she said the legislation would improve the economy for middle class families. She also said the new…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Financial Industry Regulations, Business Interests

    The House Financial Services Committee heard testimony on a bill to eliminate systemic risk and provide for prudential banking overhaul. The proposed legislation would give federal…

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