Thursday, August 05, 2021
Richard Trumka, president of the powerful AFL-CIO labor organization, has died unexpectedly, four sources confirmed to POLITICO. Trumka, 72, had served as president of the federation, which represents more than 12.5 million workers, for more than a decade and has been a close ally of the Biden White House. He died of what was believed to be a heart attack, a source familiar with the matter said.
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