Ohio AFL-CIO Press Room

For any press or interview requests,  please contact Jason Perlman, Ohio AFL-CIO Political Director at (614) 224-8271 or by email.

17 Sep13:58
17 Sep13:58
Sep 2021
Sep 2021
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Republicans On Redistricting Commission Continue Illegal Gerrymandering

In 2015, over 70% of Ohioans voted in favor of a Constitutional Amendment to end the illegal practice of gerrymandering when drawing legislative maps. Unfortunately, last night the five Republicans on…

07 Sep18:39
07 Sep18:39
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Unions Celebrate Labor Across The State

Labor Day was celebrated in cities and towns across Ohio with events sponsored and supported by AFL-CIO local central councils and unions. Starting on Saturday with parades in Portsmouth and Marietta…

03 Sep20:23
03 Sep20:23
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Stand Up For Working People This Labor Day Weekend

This Labor Day as we recognize and celebrate working people, it comes as no surprise that public support for unions continues to rise across the country. Union members have delivered for…

02 Sep16:24
02 Sep16:24
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President Burga’s Remarks For BWC Workers Memorial

On behalf of Ohio’s workforce, I offer my thanks and appreciation to Governor DeWine, the BWC leadership and the representative unions for honoring our fallen workers with this important ceremony. Observances…

23 Aug17:50
23 Aug17:50
Aug 2021
Aug 2021
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AFL-CIO elects first woman president; first African-American for No. 2 job

The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor organization, on Friday elected Liz Shuler, a longtime trade unionist, to serve as the federation’s first woman president, succeeding Richard Trumka, who died unexpectedly earlier…