December

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House to pass jobs bill

While AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, in a live webcast yesterday, answered questions about the jobs crisis from workers all over the country, Democratic leaders announced a jobs bill.

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Labor leader encouraged by jobs summit

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka went on cable television last night after attending the White House summit and said he was "encouraged" by the gathering.

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Workers hold roundtables as jobs summit begins

As union leaders, business CEOs and economists meet at the White House today for a jobs summit workers across the country are holding roundtable gatherings on job creation.

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On the eve of jobs summit labor call for bold action

On the eve of President Obama's Dec. 3 summit on jobs labor and progressive leaders held a press conference today urging the White House and Congress to adopt the AFL-CIO's five-point jobs plan.