User Profile for Rich Trumka (rtrumka)
Bio: Rich Trumka
Richard L. Trumka was re-elected for a third term to the office of secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO in December 2001. He was first elected in 1995, the youngest secretary-treasurer in AFL-CIO history, as part of an insurgent campaign to reinvigorate the American labor movement. At the time of his 1995 election, Trumka was serving his third term as president of the United Mine Workers of America.
As a member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council, Trumka is chairman of the Strategic Approaches Committee, charged with assisting affiliated unions that seek assistance in achieving their strategic goals through collective bargaining. He also chairs the AFL-CIO Finance Committee and the AFL-CIO Capital Stewardship Committee, which works to ensure workers' deferred wages are wisely invested to provide the best long-term benefits to America's working families.
Joined: Apr 20 '07
Last login: Jun 11 '07