Trumka at Sheetmetal Workers\' MeetingTrumka at Sheetmetal Workers\’ MeetingThe AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka spoke at the Sheet Metal Workers’ annual meeting this week where he delivered a rather blunt message to moderate Democrats: vote for EFCA and pass health care reform or we will withhold political resources.
A jarring reminder of union bosses flexing their political muscles to pass jobs-killing legislation that the public opposes. If Members of Congress face this type of intimidation, one can only imagine what it’s like for manufacturing workers caught up in union organizing campaigns.
See video below.
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