CFL leader says: Tax big banks to create good jobs


Dennis Gannon, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, on Monday called for a stock transaction tax to make the big banks pay to create good jobs now. At a press conference in front of the offices of Goldman Sachs he announced that a coalition of labor, community and faith based organizations would me marching on Chicago's LaSalle Street financial district Wednesday, April 28th, to demand that they help pay to clean up the mess they created and put people back to work. The Chicago march is one of a number of demonstrations around the country targeting Wall Street and the big banks. Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO will lead one on Thursday on Wall Street in New York City.


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