Richard Trumka on Townhall

Leah Barkoukis - Tue Sep 22

When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker threw his hat in the 2016 presidential ring in July, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a curt six-word statement on it: Scott Walker is a national disgrace. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Sep 12

The AFL-CIO is finally realizing one thing: When President Obama said "if you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it," he wasn't telling the truth. I ... more

Katie Pavlich - Tue Sep 10

Labor unions have been shedding members faster than Miley Cyrus shedding her clothes and now, they're pretty much giving up their duties to represent workers. ... more

Susan Brown - Wed Nov 28

So what do you get when you cross a community organizer-turned-president with union thugs? No one is really sure -- yet, but one thing is for sure, Congressional Democrats have every reason to be afraid. ... more

Derek Hunter - Sun Nov 25

Unions played an important role in American history. At the turn of the last century, a lot of workers encountered awful and dangerous conditions on the job. The workers banded together, demanded changes and got them. ... more

Fred Wszolek - Tue Sep 20

For some time, we have been saying that Americans are concerned with the overly burdensome and stifling regulations coming from unelected bureaucrats in government agencies more concerned with rewarding special interests than facilitating job creation. This week, two separate polls revealed that voters believe government is getting in the way of business and that there is wide-spread opposition to the actions of the Obama Administration’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). ... more

Humberto Fontova - Fri Sep 9

If Bob Beckel’s “freedom-fighter” had been allowed his fondest bit of “freedom-fighting” Bob Beckel’s incinerated remains would fit in a gin bottle today. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Sep 8

President Obama spoke to a packed Joint Session of Congress tonight, offering many of the same ideas he’s offered in the past, slamming corporations, the rich, taxing oil companies, implying republicans don’t care about safety or poor people, that we need more education “investment,” but don’t worry, he didn’t leave without throwing in a few lines of direct pandering to big labor. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka was a guest of honor after all. ... more

Fred Wszolek - Tue Jul 5

Last week, when asked about the controversy surrounding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) complaint against the Boeing Company for building a facility in the right-to-work state of South Carolina, President Obama responded that the regulatory agency was "independent." And while that’s what is stated on the NLRB’s Web site, nothing could be further from the truth. ... more