"I strongly believe the outcome of this election is an indictment of politics as usual—thetype of politics Senator Elizabeth Warren has spent her career fighting against. Senator Warren understands better than anyone that Washington must turn away from neoliberalism and trickle-down economics—trade agreements written by and for big corporations, economic policies drafted in Wall Street board rooms and the assumption that only those with money should have power. That work starts today."
- Richard Trumka on the AFL-CIO Now Blog
Unions brace for pro-business shift in labor policy under Trump: With Trump likely to choose a Supreme Court justice, as well as the board members for the NLRB, court rulings and approved labor legislation are likely to be more supportive of employers. Trump could also reverse the Obama administration’s new executive orders concerning labor, including those supporting unions. In the past, Trump has supported right-to-work laws under which employees do not have to pay union dues.
- Reuters, 11/10/2016