Ohio AFL-CIO News

The U.S. Postal Service and Staples are working overtime to keep the details of their sweetheart deal a secret, but an April 1 hearing before the National Labor... Read more

Media Advisory for June 24, 2014 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 Area workers will have an opportunity to hear directly from candidate on important issues.  Youngstown, Ohio – Youngstown area workers will gather on Tuesday evening at a “Meet Ed FitzGerald” event in Youngstown to meet the candidate and discuss the stakes in the 2014 elections.  Attendees will hear... Read more

Members of Congress and leaders within the Social Security Administration are determined to dismantle Social Security. Whether it's the ability to receive routine, yet critical documents, like Benefit Verification Forms or Social Security Number printouts, Americans’ options are drying up.  Read more

  Jennifer Garrison Called on Congressman Bill Johnson to Extend Unemployment Benefits to Laid-off Ormet Workers and Others (Clarington – OH) – Jennifer Garrison, Democratic candidate for Ohio’s 6th Congressional District, appeared at a rally today with United Steelworkers Local 5724, Ohio Senator Lou Gentile, Ohio Representative Jack Cera, and Ohio House Candidate... Read more

On Sunday, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga participated as the Newsmaker on 10TV News’ “Capitol Square.” Burga explained to hosts, Jim Heath and Tracy Townsend why  Read more

Last year, dozens of Union Veterans came to Columbus to lobby legislators on a Bill introduced by Senator Lou Gentile that would make it easier for our returning service men and women to receive college credit for their service, potentially saving thousands of dollars in courses not needed.  Read more

Since 2011 and then-House Bill 194, Gov. John Kasich and other extreme politicians have been attacking voting rights of Ohioans in order to decrease what is traditionally considered a Democratic base.  (For the political... Read more

Door-to-Door Canvass Saturday, May 31st, from 10am-1pm  Read more

Media Advisory for Thursday May 22, 2014 Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 Area workers will have an opportunity to hear directly from candidate on important issues.  Columbus, Ohio – Columbus area workers will gather on Thursday evening at a “Meet Ed FitzGerald” event in Columbus to meet the candidate and discuss the stakes in the 2014 elections.  Attendees will hear... Read more

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Mike Gillis, 216.334.9068 Area workers will have an opportunity to hear directly from candidate on important issues. Dayton, Ohio – Dayton area workers will gather on Wednesday evening at a “Meet Ed FitzGerald” event in Dayton to meet the candidate and... Read more