Labor News

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It’s our turn: Campaign to repeal Senate Bill 5 takes off

"You will take this fight over the finish line," AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka told Ohio union leaders yesterday.  "You will restore the rights of 365,000 public employees!"

Stand Up for Ohio hosts festival to "bring awesome back"

Hear about Stand Up for Ohio's work, and get ready for Aug. 20 festival to bring back awesome to the Buckeye State.

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Against the odds, CWA fights for “good jobs, strong communities”

The Communications Workers of America is stressing "movement building" as its convention opens in Las Vegas this week.

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1.3 million Ohioans say no to anti-labor law

The drive to repeal SB 5, the union-busting law that strips collective bargaining rights from public workers in Ohio, culminated in a massive "People's Parade" to deliver petitions with nearly 1.3 million signatures.

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Push for 1 million Ohioans against SB 5

We Are Ohio announced Friday that 714,000 signatures had already been collected, more than triple the required amount, in the drive to repeal the anti-worker law.

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Ohio labor launches petition drive to repeal anti-labor bill

Thousands of volunteers are fanning out across Ohio circulating petitions to repeal Senate Bill 5, a measure stripping collective bargaining rights from over 350,000 public employees.

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Drive opens to repeal union-busting Ohio law

Tens of thousands of petitions are hitting the streets of Ohio to repeal Senate Bill 5, a drastic union-busting law led by the Republican-controlled state legislature and signed by Gov. John Kasich.

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Ohio Republicans set to pass SB 5, repeal drive begins

The situation is very fluid, shifting daily, but Ohio House Republicans have the votes to pass the vicious anti-worker Senate Bill 5.

Jefferson rally protests union busting bill

Huddling under a sea of umbrellas on a cold, rainy day, hundreds of union workers and their supporters rallied while chanting "Union Yes" and singing "Which side are you on."

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Ohio workers shake Capitol in giant SB 5 protest

The walls of the Statehouse literally shook, as thousands of workers, in hard hats and gear, marched to the Capitol grounds behind a delegation of bagpipes and drums.

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