The United Auto Workers union said Sunday that its members at General Motors will walk out by midnight if the automaker does not meet its demands, setting the stage for the nation’s first auto strike in 12 years.
Richard Louis Trumka (born July 24, 1949) is an organized labor leader in the United States. He was elected president of the AFL-CIO on September 16, 2009, at the federation’s convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served as the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO from 1995 to 2009, and prior to that was President of the United Mine Workers from 1982 to 1995. Trumka was named one of Esquire Magazine’s Americans of the Year in 2011….