AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is expected to retain his leadership post after the union votes at its annual meeting this weekend. How long the coal miner turned labor leader continues to steer the ship at the nation’s largest worker organization remains to be seen. The election comes as some in the organized labor movement and Democratic Party with which it is aligned have been calling for new blood in response to the 2016 presidential election. To learn more, punch in with Ben Penn and Chris Opfer on Monday morning for a look at the labor week ahead. You’ll find their ...
Oct. 20, 2017, 8:23 PM
Punching In: Trumka Keeps the Throne, for Now