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The Economic Policy Institute mourns the passing of Richard Trumka

WASHINGTON -

The Economic Policy Institute and workers everywhere mourn the loss of Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO and Chairman of the EPI Board of Directors. Trumka was a champion for workers’ rights and a passionate leader of the labor movement. His legacy will not be forgotten as together we navigate the critical challenges facing America’s workers and build an economy that works for everyone.  

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EPI is an independent, nonprofit think tank that researches the impact of economic trends and policies on working people in the United States. EPI’s research helps policymakers, opinion leaders, advocates, journalists, and the public understand the bread-and-butter issues affecting ordinary Americans.

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