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Michigan CEOs Paid 171 Times Average Worker, 455 Times Minimum Wage Worker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sara Wallenfang swallenfang@aflcio.org Michigan CEOs Paid 171 Times Average Worker, 455 Times Minimum Wage Worker   2014 Executive PayWatch exposes high paid CEOs in the low wage economy www.PayWatch.org   (Michigan; April 15, 2014) – According to the AFL-CIO’s 2014 Executive PayWatch website, the average CEO of a company based in Michigan made $7,004,386, which …

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AFT-Michigan Statement: Union Teachers at Detroit’s Largest Charter School Win Unprecedented Settlement While Hundreds of Students, Parents, and Teachers Watch Film About César Chávez

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Monday, March 31, 2014 Media Release   Union Teachers at Detroit’s Largest Charter School Win Unprecedented Settlement While Hundreds of Students, Parents, and Teachers Watch Film About César Chávez   DETROIT – On César Chávez’s Birthday, teachers at César Chávez Academy (CCA), Detroit’s largest charter school won an impressive settlement that  will return educators to the …

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Statement by Michigan State AFL-CIO President Karla Swift on Marriage Equality

For Immediate Release Contact: Sara Wallenfang swallenfang@aflcio.org   Statement by Michigan State AFL-CIO President Karla Swift on Marriage Equality Today, Attorney General Eric Holder did the right thing by granting same-sex couples married in Michigan federal benefits. It is a disgrace that our state government will not follow suit. Governor Snyder has shown a shameful …

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Mark Schauer Accepts the Enthusiastic Endorsement of Michigan Working Families

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Mark Schauer Accepts the Enthusiastic Endorsement of Michigan Working Families Workers and retirees present Schauer with the Michigan State AFL-CIO endorsement (Detroit, Michigan) Mark Schauer accepted the Michigan State AFL-CIO endorsement for governor directly from a huge crowd of eager workers in Detroit this afternoon. Speakers included an autoworker, a US Postal Service retiree, a …

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The Michigan State AFL-CIO Endorses Mark Schauer for Governor and Gary Peters for U.S. Senate

The Michigan State AFL-CIO Endorses Mark Schauer for Governor and Gary Peters for U.S. Senate For Immediate Release: March 13, 2014 Contact: Sara Wallenfang 269-290-2523; swallenfang@aflcio.org   The Michigan State AFL-CIO Endorses Mark Schauer for Governor and Gary Peters for U.S. Senate Endorsements include Jerry Cannon, Dan Kildee, Pam Byrnes, Sandy Levin, and John Conyers for …

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