WASHINGTON—Catalist, a leading progressive data utility, joined its allies in the labor movement today in mourning the loss of Richard Trumka, the AFL-CIO’s longtime president. Below is a statement from Catalist’s CEO Michael Frias, President Laura Quinn, and Board Chair Patricia Bauman:
Richard Trumka fought hard for working people every day of his life. We’re grateful for his years of leadership in the labor movement and are proud of our long-standing partnership with the AFL-CIO and member unions. As we mourn, we also take inspiration in the example he set for all of us to work in solidarity with one another to create a better world for working people everywhere.