Big Labor’s New Target: Students
With the Occupy movement all but dead, Big Labor has realized it needs to find a new group of people to recruit if it wants to be effective in the future.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka practically begged liberal students to join the labor movement in a speech this morning at Campus Progress’ annual national conference in Washington, D.C.
“The American labor movement truly needs you,” Trumka told attendees of the conference.
Trumka tried to explain every which way to Sunday why it would benefit the college students to team up with the teamsters. The union boss even admitted that he could see why unions would turn off young people.