Author Archives: Jason Perlman

sherrodtoledotpp
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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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

Contact: Mike Gillis 216.334.9068 Columbus, OH – 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 ...

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Sen. Sherrod Brown speaks in Toledo, OH on stopping Fast Track of TPP
31 Mar
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Packed Houses in Toledo, Warren Push Back on “Fast Track” of TPP

A packed house in Toledo of over 300 union members, elected officials, and community partners rallied with US Senator Sherrod Brown, US Representative Marcy Kaptur, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga, and United Auto Workers District 2-B Director Ken Lortz  against ...

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nextup1
30 Mar
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NEXT UP.. Young Workers Embrace The Movement

Ohio was well represented at the 2015 AFL-CIO NextUp Summit last weekend in Chicago. Over 1,000 young workers, union activists, and community partners from over 40 states and Puerto Rico, representing every sector of labor, attended the conference March 19th-22nd. ...

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27 Mar
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Urge Gov. Kasich To Veto More Voter Suppression in Ohio

Extreme Republicans in the Ohio Legislature are at it again. Over the last two sessions, Republicans in the Statehouse have slowly been chipping away at Ohioans right to vote and this latest move in the Transportation Budget continues that assault. ...

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Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga speaks on Fast Track of TPP.
26 Mar
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Columbus Forum First of Many To Stop Fast Track of TPP

Wednesday, March 25 was the date for a public town hall meeting that focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the effort by Big Business and others to push it through Congress by a “fast track” process, which means members of ...

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