But AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka this morning was unofficially crowned the undisputed king of labor.
The Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO have to agree on the scale of a guest-worker program.
Pelosi was calm compared to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who said the proposals "just told working Americans to drop dead."
Abbreviation for the American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations, two groups that merged in 1955 to become the largest federation of labor unions in the United States. Member unions, including a variety of workers from machinists to musicians, make up over seventy percent of the unionized labor force in the United States.
Note: Though officially nonpartisan, the AFL-CIO has strong traditional ties with the Democratic party.