AFL-CIO Chief Lashes Trump Administration For Hurting American Workers

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2019
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The president of the AFL-CIO union federation told Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Sunday that the Trump administration has “done more things to hurt workers” than to help them.

Richard Trumka, head of the group that includes 55 different unions, said wages are being swamped by rising health care and housing costs, and that President Donald Trump is botching his trade war with China.

Trump has also opposed every effort to increase the minimum wage and has stripped safety standards that used to protect workers, Trumka said.

“I’ve tried to...

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