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  • emChristian Science Monitorem Breakfast with Richard Trumka
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked with reporters and responded to questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” hosted by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. He spoke about the state of the U.S.…

  • 2014 Economy Summit Richard Trumka
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    2014 Economy Summit, Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka was interviewed at The Atlantic’s the third annual Economy Summit. He talked about labor unions, the U.S. trade agenda, collective bargaining rights, and the state of the…

  • Economy and Labor Unions
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    Economy and Labor Unions

    Richard Trumka was interviewed as part of Politico’s Playbook Breakfast series. He focused on the economy, jobs, and helping those struggling with income inequality. He also talked about…

  • US and European Economy
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    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 economies and their…

  • US Economic Recovery and the Middle Class
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    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…

  • Infrastructure Investment
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    Infrastructure Investment

    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…

  • Jobs and the US Economy
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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 panel…

  • Infrastructure Spending and Job Creation
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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 communications.…

  • Richard Trumka Remarks
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    Richard Trumka Remarks

    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka presented an economic agenda with suggestions for President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address.

  • Jobs and US Economy
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    Jobs and U.S. Economy

    Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and a Stanford business professor talked about improving the economy and job creation. Paul…

  • US Economy and Jobs
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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, health…

  • Progressive Economic Vision
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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 consumer…

  • Chinese Currency Control
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    Chinese Currency Control

    Mr. Trumpka and others called on the Bush administration to take bold action against China’s unfair manipulation of currency. Members of the panel used charts and graphs to talk about the…

  • Labor Day Roundtable on Jobs  the Economy
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    Labor Day Roundtable on Jobs & the Economy

    Mr. Sweeny and Mr. Trumka spoke to labor leaders about the state of the economy and the job market. Among the topics they addressed were union organization, the impact of tax cuts on…

  • American Families and Economic Security
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    American Families and Economic Security

    In one of a series of town hall meetings held around the U.S. by the AFL-CIO, Mr. Trumka talked about the economic security of families. He and other speakers called for raises for American…