500 S. Front St.
Columbus, OH 43215
AccomplishmentWe successfully led the campaign to place a referendum on the statewide ballot and won the election to overturn Senate Bill 5, which sought to end collective bargaining for public employees. One million signatures were collected to secure placement and the repeal of the law passed overwhelmingly.
What We’re Doing In
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Ohio AFL-CIO Mobilizing in Support of Workers First Agenda
Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.
‘State of the Unions’ Podcast: Demanding Better
Over three days in June, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka held town halls in Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Detroit to talk with workers about the future of NAFTA. Listen to some of the highlights from that conversation on the latest episode of “State of the Unions.”
Ohio’s Ironworkers Local 290 Invests in the Future
One of the country’s best-kept secrets is that the American labor movement trains more workers than any organization other than the U.S. military. Apprenticeships and job training programs represent a powerful, life-changing opportunity that unions are in a unique position to provide. When those resources are made readily available to working people, membership growth often follows.