AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka lashed out at politicians in Wisconsin, Ohio and a dozen other states who he said "are trying to take away workers' right to organize and bargain for a better life," at a May 20 National Press Club luncheon.
He promised to fight back.
"Budget proposals unveiled in Washington and state capitals across our country this year revealed a despicable canvas of cruelty," Trumka said.
Trumka criticized a litany of states. For instance, he cited legislation in