Richard Trumka (@RichardTrumka )

Richard Trumka

Bio President of the @AFLCIO. Proud husband, dad, grandpa, and @MineWorkers member. Fighting to give everyone a voice on the job. #1u | he/him
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iPhone : It seems some progress has been made, but the devil is in the details—and it’s important to remember that China has made and failed to honor similar commitments in the past.

iPhone : Finally, it is another giveaway to Wall Street and Big Pharma and prioritizes new protections for companies that move to China, creating even more incentives for outsourcing.

iPhone : The deal also fails to address the worst aspects of China’s cheating—massive subsidies to its domestic companies and the predatory practices of its state-owned enterprises, which have cost millions of U.S. jobs and gutted our manufacturing base.

iPhone : The U.S.-China Trade Deal Fails to Address Workers’ Rights and Cheating.

There is precious little in this deal that addresses China’s long-standing denial of basic labor rights.
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iPhone : Our courts need judges who are forthright and respect the rule of law. Mr. Brasher does not meet this test and we urge you to oppose his nomination to the Eleventh Circuit. #BlockBrasher #1u (8/8)

iPhone : Shame on FedEx for spending so much money union busting your workers. Spend the money on fair wages and benefits instead. theguardian.com/us-news/2020/j…

iPhone : Sports Illustrated has always expected more from its journalists, and we have delivered. Now as more than 90% of us have joined forces to form @SI_union, we are asking for our new bosses to voluntarily recognize the union. Read more here: siunion.org #RecognizeSIUnion

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iPhone : #ChagSameach and Happy #Hanukkah! To all those celebrating the Festival of Lights - from our family to yours - may you have a warm, joyous, and peaceful holiday. #1u

iPhone : BREAKING NEWS: the House just passed a #USMCA that has been transformed by House Democrats' changes for hard-working Americans — by a bipartisan vote of 385-41.

iPhone : We are thankful to Nancy Pelosi & her allies on the #USMCA working group, who pushed to remedy numerous shortcomings contained in the original USMCA text. The end result is a vast improvement over both the original NAFTA & the agreement negotiated by President Trump last year.

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iPhone : We’re disappointed by the 5th Circuit’s decision that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional. The continued assault on the ACA seeks to undermine these gains without replacing them with anything that comes close to meeting the needs of working families.

iPhone : That starts with a fully staffed Board through the nomination and confirmation of two Democratic members, and a return to its core mission of protecting the rights of working people.

iPhone : including a comprehensive rewrite of the rules governing representation election that was issued without giving any notice to the public or opportunity for the labor or management communities to comment. This may sound like inside baseball, but it's a big deal.

iPhone : The Board’s Republican majority has engaged in a flurry of actions in recent days—all designed to make it harder to form a union and have a voice at work..