Obama set to meet with union leaders

President Obama will meet Friday afternoon with about a dozen leaders from the country’s largest labor organizations to discuss strengthening the economy, spurring growth and creating jobs. He met earlier in the week with 20 of the nation's top chief executives on similar issues. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis also plans to attend the meeting. 

The list of attendees include: 

Rich Trumka, AFL-CIO 

Joe Hansen, United Food and Commercial Workers 

Dennis Van Roekel, National Education Association 

Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers 

Randi Weingarten, American Federation of Teachers 

Gerald McEntee, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 

Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union 

Bob King, United Auto Workers 

Harold Schaitberger, International Association of Fire Fighters 

Ed Hill, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 

Fred Rolando, National Association of Letter Carriers 

James Williams, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades