September 26, 2021
Trumka’s Sudden Death Leaves AFL-CIO Leadership At Crossroads
The sudden death of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka leaves the country’s largest labor group at a potential crossroads just as it is in position to help shape OSHA policymaking and other Labor Department actions in the Biden administration, as well as to make a renewed push for congressional passage of several longstanding worker-safety bills. According to the group, which includes 12.5 million members among 56 affiliated labor unions, Trumka died of a heart attack on Aug. 5, after serving as...
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