AFL-CIO Leadership Action Update for October 27, 2016

President Trumka in Pennsylvania for Labor 2016

AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka (UMWA) travelled across Pennsylvania and joined local union leaders for Labor 2016 efforts, including phone banks and door knocking. While in Philadelphia, President Trumka met with local African American community leaders and visited the ShopRite worksite.

Joining President Trumka and pictured above are Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Richard Bloomingdale (AFSCME) and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder (USW); IBEW Local 98 Business Manager John Dougherty; AFSCME District Council 33 President Pete Matthews; AFSCME District Council 47 President Fred Wright; AFSCME District Council 47 Vice President Lynn Baylor; AFSCME 1199 President Henry Nicholas; Laborers' District Council of Philadelphia Business Manager Ryan Boyer; LIUNA Local 135 Business Manager Dan Woodall; LIUNA Local 413 Business Manager James Harper Jr.; LIUNA Local 57 Business Manager Esteban Vera Jr.; and UFCW Local 1776 President Wendell Young IV.

Indiana State AFL-CIO Hosts Statewide Day of Action

The Indiana State AFL-CIO, led by President Brett Voorhies (USW), held a statewide day of action in 10 different counties with get-out-the-vote canvasses and phone banks to educate Hoosiers about this year's issues and union-backed candidates.

Nevada State AFL-CIO Builds Taco Truck Wall Around Trump

The Nevada State AFL-CIO, led by Executive Secretary-Treasurer Danny L. Thompson (USW), joined Culinary Union and local organizations for a rally against Donald Trump. Local union members and organizers built a wall around Trump’s Las Vegas hotel, with 40 taco trucks registering Nevadans to vote.

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