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President Richard Trumka

Statement on Global Labor Leader, AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka’s Passing

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Richard Bloomingdale, National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder. Global labor leader and proud PA native President Trumka passed away early Thursday morning. [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Aug. 5, 2021] – It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we announce the passing of Richard L. Read More

Pres. Trumka Gives Keynote at Battle of Homestead Foundation’s Annual Meeting

The Battle of Homestead foundation held its Annual Meeting on January 26, the anniversary of the United Mineworkers of America’s founding in 1890. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave an address on this new era of technology and workers’ rights. While we commemorate the struggles of the past, we choose a brighter future of work and unions Read below for an excerpt of his remarks The Battle of Homestead was driven by radical technological change. Read More