The anti-labor laws cropping up in states throughout the U.S. will become irrelevant as the labor movement reinforces its unified front moving forward, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka told reporters yesterday.
“You’re going to see a unity among the labor movement that you haven’t in decades,” Trumka said in a media briefing ahead of the start of the labor federation’s 28th constitutional convention.
Later in the day, delegates re-elected Trumka to a third term. He ran unopposed.
The convention’s theme of Join, Fight, Win Together was repeated throughout the first day of the event. Union leaders called for solidarity moving forward ...