Category Archives: News

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27 Oct
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Steelworkers to Rally in Support of Hillary Clinton in Lorain

Workers to call out Trump for his use of Chinese steel in construction projects (Lorain, OH) –  On Friday October 28th, United Steelworkers Local 1104 will hold a rally in support of Hillary Clinton in Lorain.  Members of the local ...

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19 Oct
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Donald Trump’s China steel problem undermines his candidacy for president: Tim Burga (Opinion)

Earlier this month, a report exposing yet another of Donald Trump’s corrupt businesses practices came to light. A Newsweek investigation found that in at least two of his past three construction projects, Trump walked away from opportunities to create and support ...

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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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