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 Jan15:51
17 Jan15:51
Jan 2022
Jan 2022
MLKDay1

We Will Honor The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the icon for advancing civil rights. But we in the labor movement also honor Dr. King’s commitment to…

29 Dec19:45
29 Dec19:45
Dec 2021
Dec 2021
trumkatrade2

Richard Trumka: The Labor Leader Who Told Hard Truths

Politico ran an article on AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka who passed away this past August. As we close out the year and get ready for a year in which workers…

29 Dec19:42
29 Dec19:42
ceotoworker

Ohio CEOs Paid 322 Times That of The Median Worker

Using data from the Ohio Department of Development and Fortune 500 listings, a report from an Ohio policy thinktank found significant pay disparities between state CEOs and their employees. The main…

17 Sep13:58
17 Sep13:58
Sep 2021
Sep 2021
gerrymanderingweb

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…