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.

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16 Apr13:27
Apr 2021
Apr 2021
unemploymentweb

Ohio AFL-CIO President Burga Calls On Business To Pay Fair Share To Fix Broken Unemployment System

In 2008 and 2020 Ohio’s unemployment insurance fund was tested by a national recession, and failed both times. This resulted in the state needing to borrow money from the federal government to payout unemployment…

01 Apr16:12
01 Apr16:12
madeinamericaweb

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On The American Jobs Plan

President Joe Biden’s  announcement brings us one step closer to repairing, rebuilding and restoring our country. Working people are continuing to bear the brunt of the greatest national crisis since the…

17 Mar17:57
17 Mar17:57
Mar 2021
Mar 2021
LocalJobsweb

Ohio AFL-CIO Testifies In Support Of Enbridge Line 5 Pipeline Project

Proponent Testimony – Ohio House Transportation and Public Safety House Resolution 13 March 16th, 2021 Tim Burga, President, Ohio AFL-CIO Chairman Baldridge, Vice-Chair McClain, Ranking Member Sheehy and members of the…

17 Mar13:25
17 Mar13:25
madeinamericaweb

USW District 1 Director Donnie Blatt Testifies in DC to Promote “Made In America”

Made in America: Effect of the U.S. Tax Code on Domestic Manufacturing Testimony Of Donnie Blatt, District 1 Director, The United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and…

10 Mar19:42
10 Mar19:42
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Congress Passes American Rescue Plan: President Biden Puts Workers At Center of Recovery

From CNN The House just voted to approve the Covid-19 relief bill, paving the way for President Biden to sign his top legislative priority into law. House Democrats passed the legislation on…