TCU Joins IAM in Endorsing Richard Trumka

TCU endorses Richard Trumka, Liz Shuler and Arlene Holt Baker in their bids to lead the 10-million member AFL-CIO.

“Rich Trumka is much more than just the most powerful speaker in the labor movement today,” said IAM President Tom Buffenbarger. “He is dedicated to the principal goals of the North American Labor Movement: good jobs, safe workplaces, affordable health care, secure retirements and employee free choice. With Liz Shuler as secretary-treasurer and Arlene Holt Baker as executive vice president, the IAM is confident the AFL-CIO will be more than equal to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.”

TCU International President Bob Scardelletti said “Rich Trumka will take the AFL-CIO forward and provide leadership to the labor movement at one of the most important times of change in labor’s history…TCU supports Rich Trumka and believes in the strong future his leadership team will provide to the AFL-CIO.”

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Click here to view the IAM press release.

Posted July 20, 2009