AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka getting ‘grief’ from members over Obamacare
|By Sean Higgins; Sean Higgins, Senior Writer|
Trumka made the comments in response to a question from Politico reporter
"Am I getting grief about that? Sure, I am getting grief about that. Do I want to see Obamacare scrapped? Absolutely not, because it is a good start," Trumka said.
Asked what the disgruntled members were telling him, Trumka replied, "The typical: 'What are you doing, you idiot, you dummy?' You know, the typical stuff."
The structure of Obamacare has caused many unions to fear that employers will pull out of Taft-Hartley plans or limit the coverage of members. At its quadrennial convention in September, the
Trumka and other Big Labor leaders have held private talks with the
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