Welcome to Uniontown

Episode 04: Richard Trumka

November 1, 2020

We welcome America's highest-ranking union leader Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President, to Uniontown. He looks back on his days as a mineworker, explains why labor is not at odds with environmental rights, and reflects on how his first childhood lesson from his father about racism leads to his conclusion that America can't just be built back, but must be built back better.


A podcast from the Los Angeles County of Labor, AFL-CIO.

Produced by Hugo Romero, Christian Castro, and Scarlett Ying

Sound Editing: Jared Batty (of IATSE Local 33)

Music: The Nightwatchman - Union Town. Special thanks to Tom Morello (of Rage Against the Machine and proud AFM Local 47 union member) for providing us with the music from his solo project.

Art: Otha Davis III aka Vakseen

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