Statement on the Passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ballot Initiative Strategy Center’s (BISC) Executive Director, Chris Melody Fields Figueredo, issued the following statement today on the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka:

We are deeply saddened by the passing of President Trumka who has been a fierce advocate for working people for decades. BISC has deep ties with the Labor movement, which has supported us from our inception. Your loss is our loss. We are thinking of our friends and partners at the AFL-CIO and the Labor movement.

We remain committed to President Trumka’s vision to build a world where working people are treated with dignity and thrive. We send our deepest condolences to President Trumka’s family, the AFL-CIO family, and carry you in our hearts.

Rest in Power.