Author Archives: Jason Perlman

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06 Oct
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Donald Trump’s Outsourcing and Profiteering from Predatory Pricing is Subject of New AFL-CIO Mailer

Recent exposé on Trump’s business practices shows candidate is in it for himself and hiding the truth about how he is selling-out Ohio workers. The Ohio AFL-CIO today released a new mailer that hits Donald Trump on the recent revelation ...

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28 Sep
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Letter Carrier Puts It in The Mail: “I can’t believe Rob Portman supports Donald Trump”

New mailer shows that Trump and Portman are thick as thieves on trade, tax cuts for the rich Columbus, OH – The Ohio AFL-CIO released a new mailer that shows how Donald Trump and Rob Portman share a common policy ...

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26 Sep
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Chillicothe Gazette Finally Asks: Why are the billionaires targeting Ted?

You have to wonder why the big-money folks are spending so much — $59 million so far — to defeat Ted Strickland in the U.S. Senate race. When you meet and talk with the man from Duck Run, he seems ...

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22 Sep
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Direct mail piece contrasting candidates calls Sen Rob Portman a sell-out.

Ohio AFL-CIO Unveils New Mailer on US Senate Race Direct mail piece contrasting candidates calls Portman a sell-out.  Columbus, OH –  The Ohio AFL-CIO unveiled a new mailer that is being sent to about 110,000 Ohio voters this week.  The ...

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21 Sep
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Statement by Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga on DeWine’s Challenge to New Overtime Rule

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has signed onto a lawsuit along with 20 other states to stop the new overtime rule that would extend mandatory overtime pay for 130,000 Ohio workers.  In response to that news, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim ...

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21 Sep
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http://www.cleveland.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/afl-cios_richard_trumka_talks.html

CLEVELAND, Ohio – AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke of putting “our agenda before our politics” in an address here this week at his organization’s Ohio convention. It was a notable line, given that the powerful labor group is aligned with ...

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12 Sep
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Rob Portman is No Friend of Working People When It Comes To Trade

The Ohio AFL-CIO today released a new web ad on the US Senate race in Ohio which documents Senator Rob Portman’s record on trade issues.  Entitled ‘Quarterback Sneak’, the ad shows Portman’s real record on trade matters despite his rhetoric ...

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01 Sep
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Labor Leaders Finish Six-City Tour Denouncing Trump, Supporting Clinton

By Mike Gillis / AFL-CIO In the weeks leading up to Labor Day, a group of prominent Ohio labor leaders conducted a tour of press conferences around the state to discuss the presidential candidates in the 2016 elections. “There is ...

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29 Aug
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New Rule From Obama Will Punish Contractors Who Cheat Or Endanger Workers

With its time in the White House winding down, the Obama administration plans to add yet another executive order to its list on Wednesday ― one that will bar companies from receiving federal contracts if they recently violated labor laws. ...

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23 Aug
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Toledo Blade: Labor leaders in Toledo pick Clinton over Trump

A group of Ohio labor leaders denounced Donald Trump Monday as divisive, offensive, and an all-around bad choice for working Americans. “This is a time clear and steady leadership is needed to unify the county,” Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga ...

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