IATSE Endorses Trumka Team For AFL-CIO Leadership

Jewish Labor Committee Honors Loeb

Boston – The IATSE General Executive Board has endorsed the Trumka Team, lead by incumbent President Richard Trumka, for leadership of the AFL-CIO when that organization holds its Quadrennial Convention in Los Angeles in September.  Trumka will be running for a second term, having first been elected in September, 2009.  The 57 AFL-CIO unions represent more than 12,000,000 working people in every walk of life.

The General Executive Board is holding its 2013 Mid-Summer meeting in Boston prior to its own 67th Quadrennial Convention that begins here on Monday.  IA President Matt Loeb has been on the AFL-CIO Executive Council since 2008, and also sits on the AFL-CIO Special Executive Council Committee on Union Repositioning, a committee that was established to oversee a major new initiative to build a new understanding of unions among the public.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 150,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live theatre, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

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