Warning of the extreme danger to the rights working people and to democracy if Republicans win, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and candidates for office stumped Labor Day events.
"Ohio is losing $58 million a year because our pensions were cut," stated Bruce Gump, president of the Delphi Salaried Retirees Committee, in testimony at a hearing of the Congressional Finances Committee in Canfield, Ohio, July 14.
CLEVELAND - Workers rallied at Sodexo Laundry here July 8, saying they were tired of low pay and unsafe, demeaning working conditions, and want a union.
CLEVELAND - At a town hall meeting on "Creating Green Jobs," AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka called for massive federal investment in clean energy industry and technology.
Hugo Boss workers fought, and won: "We did it! We have our jobs!"
CLEVELAND - Another land mine left by Wall Street's assault on American communities exploded here Tuesday night when the school board voted to lay off nearly 10 percent of its employees.
The workers at Hugo Boss deserve our support, urges Rep. Dennis Kucinich and others at a solidarity rally in Brooklyn, Ohio.
BROOKLYN, Ohio - The fight to stop Hugo Boss from closing its men's suit plant here got a big boost Tuesday from actor and social activist Danny Glover.
EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Whirlpool is putting over 1,000 workers out on the street, but they and 5,000 other working Americans stood up and said they don't want to be knocked down anymore.
The five biggest insurance companies made $12 billion in profits this year. They didn't make that providing health care to people, they did it by denying health care to people.