Author Archives: Jason Perlman

12 May
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Ohio Communities Speaking Out Against a “Fast Tracked” TPP

PRESS RELEASE for May 12th, 2015 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068   All politics is local, and so are the detrimental effects of fast track trade negotiations. Columbus, OH – Today, the Ohio AFL-CIO released a list of various Ohio mayors, ...

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stopfasttrack
12 May
0

Ohio Communities Speaking Out Against a “Fast Tracked” TPP

  All politics is local, and so are the detrimental effects of fast track trade negotiations. Columbus, OH – Today, the Ohio AFL-CIO released a list of various Ohio mayors, city councils and county commissions that have indicated their opposition ...

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farmworkers1
07 May
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FLOC Members & Activists March on Reynolds American May 7, 2015!

On May 7th, Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO including two buses from Ohio, marched with members and allies at Reynolds American’s annual shareholders meeting to call on the company to sign an agreement with FLOC guaranteeing freedom of association to ...

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edschultz
06 May
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Ohio AFL-CIO Pres. Burga to Ed Schulz: Workers Will Be Hurt By the TPP

On the Tuesday, May 5 Podcast, Ed was joined by Con. Tim Ryan, D-OH, and Ohio’s AFL-CIO President Tim Burga to discuss how workers will be affected if Congress approves Fast-Track and ultimately the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Listen to podcast here.

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Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga speaks on Fast Track of TPP.
01 May
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American workers deserve a trade deal negotiated in public: Tim Burga

From Cleveland Plain Dealer As Congress gets closer to a vote on approving “fast track” trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, it is important to look at the arguments put forth in favor of the procedure and how the ...

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01 May
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Columbus Dispatch Op-Ed: Globalization has hollowed out once-thriving towns

The violence that has engulfed Baltimore is visible and heartbreaking evidence of a city that has been under siege for decades. The obvious flashpoints involve race and policing. But since at least the 1970s, the economy’s invisible hand also has ...

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workersmemorial1
28 Apr
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Workers’ Memorial Day: Ohio Working Families Honor 115 Workers Who Lost Their Lives

Columbus, OH – Today is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day when workers, officials and community members across the state of Ohio are coming together to commemorate workers who have died or suffered illness or injuries while on the job and ...

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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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workersmemorial1
27 Apr
0

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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