Category Archives: Press Releases

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

For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 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. Columbus, OH – The Ohio AFL-CIO today released a ...

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16 Sep
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OHIO AFL-CIO ENDORSES ISSUE 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Gillis, 216-334-9068 Constitutional amendment for fair redistricting is a needed and long-overdue step Columbus, OH – The Ohio AFL-CIO announced today that it has endorsed State Issue 1, the constitutional amendment on redistricting that will ...

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19 Aug
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Ohio AFL-CIO and Allies to Hold Rally to Defend the Real American Dream

MEDIA ADVISORY for Friday August 21, 2015 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 Working people to speak up together against harmful agenda of billionaire-funded group Columbus, OH — Hundreds of working people from across Ohio will descend upon the planned Americans for ...

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23 Jun
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Greater Northwest Ohio AFL-CIO to Hold Press Conference Announcing Endorsement of Paula Hicks-Hudson for Mayor of Toledo

MEDIA ADVISORY for Wednesday June 24th, 2015 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 Unanimous vote on Monday paves way for endorsement of sitting mayor. Toledo, OH — On Wednesday the Greater Northwest Ohio AFL-CIO will hold a press conference announcing its endorsement ...

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13 May
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Ohio’s CEOs Paid 294 Times More Than Average Worker, Largest Pay Increase Since Financial Crisis

For Immediate Release Contact: Mike Gillis 216.334.9068 2015 Executive PayWatch report highlights growing inequality crisis www.PayWatch.org May 13, 2015 – According to the AFL-CIO’s annual Executive PayWatch report, Ohio S&P 500 CEOs made an average of $11,576,760 in 2014 – ...

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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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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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27 Apr
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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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24 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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