The AFL-CIO is planning an expanded effort to mobilize nonunion workers in this year’s elections to help Democrats retain Senate control and to erode Republicans’ majority in the House, the labor federation’s president said.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka voiced concern over the Federal Reserve’s moves to scale back its stimulus and said he thought new Chair Janet Yellen would reverse course if the economy is hurt too much.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen has a better approach on employment policies than Lawrence Summers and is a better candidate to be the next head of the central bank.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, said he’s optimistic President Barack Obama will propose a multitrillion-dollar job-creation program next week.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said he wants President Barack Obama to propose a multitrillion- dollar job-creation program in his speech to Congress next week and that the president needs “another course” to boost his skills in negotiating with Republicans.