Richard Trumka

Richard Trumka

American attorney and organized labor leader
Richard Louis Trumka was an American attorney and organized labor leader. He served as president of the United Mine Workers from 1982 to 1995, and then was secretary-general of the AFL–CIO from 1995 to 2009.Wikipedia
BornJuly 24, 1949
HometownNemacolin, Pennsylvania, United States
SpouseBarbara Vidovich
ChildrenRichard Trumka Jr.


New AFL-CIO Leader Promises to Carry on Trumka Legacy

Aug.20 -- Longtime AFL-CIO official Liz Shuler has been selected president of the nation’s largest union federation, becoming the first woman to serve in a role often regarded as the leader of the U.S. labor movement. She spoke exclusively to David Westin on "Balance of Power" about what she hopes to accomplish.
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