AFL-CIO Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 9/5/2011 6:55:46 PM EST
    In this Feb. 18, 2011, file photo AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, right, talks with retired postal worker Judy Bukowski of Madson, Wis., outside of the State Capitol in Madison, where union members, students, and others protested against the governor's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers. the early days of the Obama administration, organized labor had grand visions of pushing through a sweeping agenda that would help boost sagging membership and help revive union strength, but frustration with President Barack Obama reached new heights this summer as Trumka accused him of working with tea party Republicans on deficit reduction instead of "stepping up to the plate" on jobs. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)
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    Posted: 9/5/2011 6:55:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2011, file photo AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talks to President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington after Obama urged Congress to pass a federal highway bill. Labor remains a core Democratic constituency and union leaders will stand with Obama in Detroit this Labor Day, where he will address thousands of rank-and-file members during the city's annual parade. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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    Posted: 8/31/2011 10:45:46 PM EST
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talks to President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, where the president urged Congress to pass a federal highway bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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    Posted: 8/31/2011 3:25:49 PM EST
    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Hector Sealey, Safety Director, Ft. Myer Construction Corporation, center, as AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on at right, after speaking in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, to urge Congress to pass a federal highway bill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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    Posted: 8/31/2011 3:25:49 PM EST
    President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, to urge Congress to pass a federal highway bill. From left are, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Chief Operating Officer David Chavern, the president, and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House in Washington

    Posted: 8/31/2011 11:41:36 AM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to U.S. Chamber of Commerce COO David Chavern (L) and AFL-CIO Richard Trumpka (R) about a clean extension of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization which expires in mid-September in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to AFL-CIO Richard Trumpka in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to AFL-CIO Richard Trumpka in Washington

    Posted: 8/31/2011 11:37:07 AM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks next to AFL-CIO Richard Trumpka (R) in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, August 31, 2011. Obama was pushing for a clean extension of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization which expires in mid-September. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
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    Posted: 6/18/2011 1:11:11 PM EST
    Christopher M. Shelton, International Vice President of the AFL-CIO addresses supporters during a rally in front of the State House Annex in Trenton, N.J.,Thursday, June 16, 2011. In Shelton's speech to thousands, he compared Gov. Chris Christie to Adolf Hitler. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
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    Posted: 6/18/2011 1:11:09 PM EST
    State Troopers escorts Charles Wowkanech, President of the N.J. AFL-CIO and about 30 other protesters out of a Senate Budget Committee Meeting in the State House Annex in Trenton, N.J.,Thursday, June 16, 2011. Labor leaders rallying for collective bargaining rights in New Jersey went on the offensive Thursday with one comparing Gov. Chris Christie to Adolf Hitler and two Democratic legislative leaders to his generals, one day after the three agreed on a deal to sharply restrict state employee bargaining rights and increase health care costs. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
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    Posted: 6/18/2011 1:11:03 PM EST
    Christopher M. Shelton, International Vice President of the AFL-CIO addresses supporters during a rally in front of the State House Annex in Trenton, N.J.,Thursday, June 16, 2011. In Shelton's speech to thousands, he compared Gov. Chris Christie to Adolf Hitler. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
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    Posted: 5/23/2011 7:35:54 AM EST
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club Friday, May 20, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    Posted: 5/23/2011 7:35:53 AM EST
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club Friday, May 20, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    Posted: 5/23/2011 7:35:53 AM EST
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club Friday, May 20, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    Posted: 5/23/2011 7:35:52 AM EST
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club Friday, May 20, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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    Posted: 5/20/2011 8:25:53 AM EST
    FILE - AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka, is seen during an orientation meeting with summer interns, in this June 1, 2009 file photo taken in Washington. Trumka is expected to issue the warning in a speech Friday May 20, 2011 at the National Press Club. Trumka is expected to issue the warning in a speech Friday at the National Press Club. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
  •  - Obama attends an AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island in Cincinnati

    Obama attends an AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island in Cincinnati

    Posted: 9/7/2009 2:26:28 PM EST
    U.S. President Barack Obama attends an AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island in Cincinnati, September 7, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES POLITICS)
  •  - U.S. President Barack Obama attends an AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island in Cincinnati

    U.S. President Barack Obama attends an AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island in Cincinnati

    Posted: 9/7/2009 1:46:00 PM EST
    Colette Carl listens to U.S. President Barack Obama speak at an AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic at Coney Island in Cincinnati, Ohio September 7, 2009. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES POLITICS)
  •  - US Democratic presidential candidate Obama pauses etween remarks during an appearance at the 38th constitutional convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO in Philadelphia

    US Democratic presidential candidate Obama pauses etween remarks during an appearance at the 38th constitutional convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO in Philadelphia

    Posted: 4/2/2008 11:09:07 AM EST
    US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) pauses between remarks during an appearance at the 38th constitutional convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO in Philadelphia, April 2, 2008. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
  •  - U.S. Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) is seen on a projection screen as she addresses the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Presidential Candidate For

    U.S. Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) is seen on a projection screen as she addresses the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Presidential Candidate For

    Posted: 3/28/2007 11:29:40 AM EST
    U.S. Senator and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) is seen on a projection screen as she addresses the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Presidential Candidate Forum in Washington, March 28, 2007. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES)
  •  - AFL-CIO union president Sweeney leads annual Labor Day parade in Detroit

    AFL-CIO union president Sweeney leads annual Labor Day parade in Detroit

    Posted: 9/4/2006 2:58:23 PM EST
    AFL-CIO union president John Sweeney (C) leads the annual Labor Day parade up Woodward avenue in downtown Detroit, Michigan September 4, 2006. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES)