In this Feb. 18, 2011, file photo AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, right, talks with retired postal worker Judy Bukowski of Madson, Wis., outside of the State Capitol in Madison, where union members,... more 
In this Feb. 18, 2011, file photo AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, right, talks with retired postal worker Judy Bukowski of Madson, Wis., outside of the State Capitol in Madison, where union members, students, and others protested against the governor's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers. the early days of the Obama administration, organized labor had grand visions of pushing through a sweeping agenda that would help boost sagging membership and help revive union strength, but frustration with President Barack Obama reached new heights this summer as Trumka accused him of working with tea party Republicans on deficit reduction instead of "stepping up to the plate" on jobs. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File) less 
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