Author Archives: Jason Perlman

stopfasttrack
28 Apr
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Rep. Marcy Kaptur to Join Lucas County Commissioners For Press Conference on Resolution Opposing “Fast Track” Trade Negotiating Authority

MEDIA ADVISORY for Tuesday April 28th Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 Toledo, OH — Lucas County Commissioners will hold a press conference at 10:45AM Tuesday morning on a resolution opposing “fast track” trade negotiating authority that they will consider at their ...

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27 Apr
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Sen. Brown, Rep. Kaptur to Join Cleveland Area Retirees for Rally on Retirement Benefits

MEDIA ADVISORY for Monday April 27th, 2015 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 White House Commission on Aging Regional Forum in Cleveland Sets Backdrop for Discussion on Retirement Security Cleveland, OH – Cleveland area seniors will be joined by Senator Sherrod Brown ...

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27 Apr
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Workers, Labor Leaders and Community Members to Commemorate Northwest Ohio Workers Who Lost Their Lives on the Job

MEDIA ADVISORY for Monday April 27th Contact: Mike Gillis 216.334.9068 Working families call for further safety measures at all workplaces Toledo, OH — On Monday evening, local workers, officials and faith leaders will gather at UAW Local 12 for a ...

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24 Apr
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Sen. Brown, Rep. Kaptur to Join Cleveland Area Retirees for Rally on Retirement Benefits

MEDIA ADVISORY for Monday April 27th, 2015 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 White House Commission on Aging Regional Forum in Cleveland Sets Backdrop for Discussion on Retirement Security Cleveland, OH – Cleveland area seniors will be joined by Senator Sherrod Brown ...

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24 Apr
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Workers, Labor Leaders and Community Members to Commemorate Northwest Ohio Workers Who Lost Their Lives on the Job

MEDIA ADVISORY for Monday April 27th Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068   Working families call for further safety measures at all workplaces  Toledo, OH — On Monday evening, local workers, officials and faith leaders will gather at UAW Local 12 for ...

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23 Apr
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Sen. Sherrod Brown Votes Against FAST TRACK Bill in Committee

Brown Trade Enforcement and Currency Manipulation Bills Passed as Part of the Package Brown Also Passed Amendment to End Loophole Allowing Certain Imports to be Made with Forced or Child Labor WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) issued ...

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20 Apr
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For University and College Faculty, It Is Deja Vu All Over Again!

Extreme House Republicans are trying to eliminate faculty unions in Ohio! Late last week, the Ohio House of Representatives included eight anti-union provisions in the state Budget, Sub. H.B. 64. Among these is a provision in the that would reclassify ...

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15 Apr
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Nick Hanauer “Rich people don’t create jobs”

“So ladies and gentlemen, here’s an idea worth spreading, in a capitalist economy, the true job creators are middle-class consumers. and taxing the rich to make investments to make the middle-class grow and thrive is the single shrewdist thing we ...

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13 Apr
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Ohio Democratic Party Officially Opposed #FastTrack of #TPP

The Ohio Democratic Party Central Committee officially opposed the Fast Track of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Saturday, April 11 with a unanimous vote. Ohio AFL-CIO Tim Burga introduced the resolution because Ohio has been decimated by bad trade ...
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burgafasttrack
09 Apr
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Statement by Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga on the release of The United States of Trade Report from the Department of Commerce

Today, The US Department of Commerce released a new report, United States of Trade, which is designed to make the case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.   In response to that report, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga issued the following ...

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