Tag: Trumka

Farewell to the Jobs Council–We Hardly Knew Ye

In 2009, President Obama created the Jobs Council to work very hard on recommendations for strengthening the economy. The Chair was Jeffrey Immelt, who runs General Electric. He’s also a big Obama supporter on this “non-partisan” council. Another prominent member was Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, which provided the shock troops for Obama in the last election. Good to know he’s non-partisan as well. There also were probably some genuine people on this council that really wanted to do… Read more »