Municipal Government

Thousand Rally Supporting Fuyao
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Thousand Rally Supporting Fuyao

Moraine, Ohio — Over Two thousand union members, Dayton-area residents, family members and supporters from throughout Ohio and Indiana turned out on Wednesday October 25th,  to show support for Fuyao Glass Plant workers who on October 16 filed a request with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a representation election at the Ohio plant….

Iowa Public Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Recertify Unions!
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Iowa Public Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Recertify Unions!

DES MOINES, Iowa—Last February, then-Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law one of the most draconian anti- union measures in the country. It prohibited public-sector workers other than police and firefighters from bargaining over anything but base wages, and required their unions to seek recertification every time their contract expired—and they had to win a…

AFL-CIO Fights VA privatization
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AFL-CIO Fights VA privatization

The delegates to AFL-CIO’s quadrennial convention in St. Louis adopted two resolutions submitted by AFGE in support of workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The AFL-CIO resolved to oppose the privatization of veterans’ health care services and to help AFGE restore due process rights for VA employees that have been weakened by Congress.

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