Service + Solidarity Spotlight: New Jersey State AFL-CIO: 25th Annual Labor Candidates School Dedicated to Richard Trumka

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The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to dedicate the 25th annual Labor Candidates School in honor of the late AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.

“President Trumka was an enthusiastic supporter of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO Labor Candidates Program, which the national AFL-CIO recognized as America’s gold standard through the 2019 Path to Progress Award,” state federation President Charles Wowkanech (IUOE) said in a statement. “As the 25th Annual Labor Candidates School commences, and as we dedicate our work this weekend in his honor, let us reaffirm our commitment to the union values and high moral standards President Trumka lived by.”