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Each week, we take a look at the biggest friends and foes of labor. We celebrate the workers winning big and small battles, and we shame the companies or people trying to deny working people their rights. Read more >>>

Today is Workers Memorial Day, a day we come together to remember working people who died and suffered on the job because of hazardous working conditions. In 2014, 4,821 people died on the job, millions more suffered serious injuries from their work, and thousands more working people become ill from deadly occupational diseases. These deaths are preventable. Read more >>>

The world lost a musical icon yesterday. You'll read about his impact as a musician and an entertainer elsewhere, but let's take a second to look at Prince's career-spanning fights on behalf of working people. Read more >>>

Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>

Good from Bad Water

Union members have been helping out Flint, Michigan, residents during its water crisis. Read the full article>>>

View Video of USW Local 207-L Locked Out Union Members

Steelworkers 207-L Locked-Out at Findlay Cooper Tire Plant
 

TOLEDO – The Northwest Ohio Building and Construction Trades Council, which represents over 10,000 construction trades workers in NW Ohio and SE Michigan, has instituted a BOYCOTT of all area Home Depot Stores.

The West Central Ohio Labor Council, AFL-CIO is the state federation of labor representing over 5,000 members of 20 unions throughout West Central Ohio. The mission of the West Central Ohio Labor Council, AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our state and the nation.

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