"The embodiment of what the labor movement can and should be." That's what AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka called AFGE at Wednesday's "#RedForFeds" rally in John Marshall Park. "You organize in a right-to-work environment every day of every year," said Trumka. "And guess what? You’re still growing. So now President Trump wants to change the rules of the game. Well, I have a message for him: Not on our watch!" Earlier that day, the AFL-CIO Executive Council issued a statement condemning the “illegal, union-busting executive orders” issued by President Trump earlier this year. The AFL-CIO pledged to work to have these (Executive Orders) declared illegal or rolled back by Congress. "They represent an outrageous attack against our work, our citizens and our democracy," the Executive Council said. Click here to read more.
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