Author Archives: Jason Perlman

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11 Jul
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Working People at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City Strike Decent Wages and Benefits

Working people at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, walked off the job on Friday, launching a strike against the greedy actions of billionaire Carl Icahn, the current owner of the casino. Workers at other Atlantic City ...

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Ohio Democratic Party Voted To Oppose Fast Track of TPP.
24 Jun
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Statement of Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga on the One-year Anniversary of Fast-track Vote for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the US Senate vote to approve the trade promotion authority (fast track) for the Trans-Pacific Partership (TPP).  Ohio Senator Rob Portman voted in favor of the fast-track bill which ultimately became law.  On this ...

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20 Jun
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AFL-CIO Proudly Supports John Legend’s #FREEAMERICA Campaign

I am so thrilled that we at the AFL-CIO are partnering with John Legend’s #FREEAMERICA campaign to raise awareness of the need to end mass incarceration. Our first step in this historic partnership was taking 30 labor leaders to Washington Corrections ...

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BOSTON, 29th Nov, 2015: The Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh endorses Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton at Hard Hats for Hillary, an event where union workers showed their support for the candidate, at Faneuil Hall. (Photo by: Nikita Sampath)
16 Jun
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Ohio AFL-CIO Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

A Message from Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga on the Endorsement of Hillary Clinton For President Today the National AFL-CIO General Board voted to endorse Hillary Clinton to be the 45th President of the United States. Click here to Stand ...

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16 Jun
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Ohio Veterans and Servicemembers Call on Portman to Step Down from Homeland Security Committee for Missed Hearings on Domestic Terrorism

Today, U.S. Air Force veteran and former state Rep. Connie Pillich and Cleveland City Councilman Terrell Pruitt, a major in the Ohio Army National Guard, called on Sen. Rob Portman to step down from the Homeland Security Committee because of ...

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15 Jun
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AFL-CIO Young Worker Advisory Council’s Statement on Orlando

The AFL-CIO Young Worker Advisory Council released a statement today on the Orlando, Florida, massacre: The AFL-CIO Young Worker Advisory Council extends its deepest sympathy and solidarity to all who have been affected by the unspeakable violent act, fueled by hatred and bigotry, ...

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06 Jun
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Former Gov. Ted Strickland: Protecting steelworkers must be a priority

By Former Gov. Ted Strickland as Appeared in Canton Respistory Posted Jun. 4, 2016 at 9:28 AM Growing up, my father worked in a steel mill in New Boston. It was hard work, but it was good work. It was ...

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03 Jun
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AFL-CIO Pres. Trumka To Kick Off Labor 2016 Campaign June 11 with Eight Canvass Locations

This year is becoming an historic election year and Ohio’s working people need your help to stop the extreme right-wing attacks on working families. On June 11, we will be holding walks across the state to begin the education process ...

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01 Jun
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Veterans To Trump: We’re Not For Sale & Not Your Political Props

By Doug Cunningham New York veterans with the #VetsVsHate movement and VoteVets went to Trump Tower in New York City Tuesday to protest Donald Trump’s claims of fundraising for veterans groups. The vets says Trump has been evasive and dishonest ...

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31 May
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Cleveland Plain Dealer: AFL-CIO unleashes attack on Donald Trump

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Organized labor is launching an attack on Donald Trump. “Donald Trump: Dangerous. Divisive. Unfit to be president,” reads the headline on fliers the Ohio AFL-CIO will begin circulating among 2,200 local unions this week. Trump, the presumptive ...

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