Latest Richard Trumka Stories

2011-04-04 13:58:00

Union Leaders Pledge All-Out Fight Against Cynical Efforts to Pit Worker Against Worker WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amidst unprecedented and politically-motivated attacks on labor unions across the United States, over 2,000 state and local building and construction trade union leaders convened in Washington, DC today for a rousing 2011 National Legislative Conference.

2011-03-29 16:08:00

America Fast Forward Initiative Calls for TIFIA Expansion to Create Nearly One Million Jobs Nationwide WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2010-10-06 08:50:00

AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Announces $100 Million Investment To Build New Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Investment Brings Almost 1,000 Union Jobs To Yonkers YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust: WHO: John J.

2010-09-21 05:00:00

PSA's feature NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Former DNC Chairman Governor Howard Dean, NCLR President and CEO Janet Murgia, SEIU President Mary Kay Henry and many other prominent progressive leaders WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-05-06 14:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Pelosi delivered remarks at a "Health Care Thank You Rally" for workers and union leaders today in the Longworth Fountain Plaza. Congressional leadership addressed union activists who advocated for the health care law.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.