Union Label and Service Trades Department Executive Council

Photo of Richard Kline


Richard Kline began his labor career as a member of the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association. He taught in New York City public schools and at Federal City College in Washington, DC. For many years he was an instructor at the George Meany Center in Silver Spring, MD.

A graduate of Lafayette College, Kline served as Director of Communications for the  Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union for 31 years.
Richard assumed the office of President for the Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO in 2008.