New leader of AFL-CIO hammers Wall Street

NY Times & Wall Street Journal — September 21, 2009

In one of his first acts as the new head of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka issued broad warnings to Wall Street's "apostles of greed" that the labor movement was prepared to battle them if they did not change their ways. On September 22, in front of a crowd of more than 100 union members, Trumka endorsed the need for greater accountability from financial institutions. He called on them to rein in executives' huge salaries and mega-bonuses, end unfair lending practices, and do more to create jobs.

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