Petition Walmart for fair wages

To the Community:I’m 27 years old, I’m trying to finish my college degree and I work at Walmart. I started working there while I was in college and stayed because I was promised an opportunity to have a career. But, three years later, I’m not in a     better...
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Over 800 city employees to get 2.5% pay increases

Special from The Toledo Blade More than 800 city of Toledo employees were granted a pay raise Tuesday, retroactive to Jan. 1, that will cost taxpayers an extra $1.4 million this year.Toledo City Council voted 11-1 to approve the 2.5 percent wage increase reached by the Collins administration...
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Ohioans United: Let your voice be heard

Governor Kasich likes to claim he’s looking out for middle class Ohioans, but look at his record. Kasich has been shifting the state tax burden away from the wealthy and on to middle and low income Ohioans. These tax policies gave the wealthiest 1% of Ohioans a $6,000...
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Bring call center jobs back home

Tell your Senators to support Senator Bob Casey’s U.S. Call Center Consumer and Worker Protection Act. It would build jobs in America by: 1 Creating a customers’ right to know – so outsourcers and offshorers can’t hide behind secrecy. 2 Forcing companies that outsource abroad to return federal...
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Ohio Governor Says Right-To-Work Isn’t On Agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says a proposal to restrict union fees in the Rust Belt state is not on his agenda. Supporters of a right-to-work proposal in Ohio have been circulating petitions for a ballot measure that would keep workers covered by...
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The Journal Newsletter: November 2013

This past year, there was a small glimmer of hope that so-called Right to Work legislation had been tabled here in Ohio, possibly indefinitely. Perhaps our legislators were still stinging from the big-time rebuke the voters in this state handed them when we voted down Senate Bill 5...
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Rallying for Jobs, Transparency and Fair Trade

Jan 30, 2014 Around the country, CWA activists have joined with Sierra Club, Green Peace, Food and Water Watch, Common Cause and other allies to pressure Congress to vote NO on “fast track” authorization for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. See this article at: Communications Workers of America’s official website.
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Democratic Women in Action Speak September 29 2013

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Highlights from this event at the UAW Local 14 on September 29, 2013… “Thanks, Sister Erika (White), it was great hanging with you and other progressive women! Remember Women, Hold Up Half the Sky!” – Petee Talley, Secretary/Treasurer, AFL-CIO, Speaker “I will have to remember that Petee!!! CONGRATULATIONS...
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Cost of Poverty Experience – Event on October 3, 2013

Cost of Poverty Experience Every day people in our community struggle to meet basic needs and achieve financial stability. In order to have a better understanding of the challenges they face, we would like to offer you a special opportunity. Cost of Poverty Experience (C.O.P.E.) is a poverty...
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