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Metro-Detroit CLC Announces Cancellation of Annual Labor Day March

DETROIT, MI – Metro-Detroit Central Labor Council President Daryl Newman offered the following statement announcing the cancellation of this year’s Labor Day March, previously scheduled for Monday, September 5th: “The Metro-Detroit Central Labor Council regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual Labor Day March down Michigan Avenue. For years we have marched through the…

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Michigan AFL-CIO Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade: Reproductive Rights are Workers’ Rights

Michigan AFL-CIO Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade: Reproductive Rights are Workers’ Rights LANSING, MI – Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber offered the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe vs. Wade: “This morning, the United States Supreme Court took away a longstanding constitutional right, rejecting decades of legal…

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Michigan AFL-CIO Announces Endorsed Candidates for August Primary Elections

Michigan AFL-CIO Announces Endorsed Candidates for August Primary Elections LANSING, MI – Today the Michigan AFL-CIO released another round of endorsements ahead of August’s primary elections, following a vote by the General Board and Executive Council. “Michigan’s working families need elected officials that will fight for our union freedoms now more than ever,” said Ron…

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Michigan AFL-CIO Announces Endorsement of Rashida Tlaib in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District

DETROIT, MI – Today the Michigan AFL-CIO announced its formal endorsement of Rashida Tlaib for the U.S. House of Representatives in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District. The endorsement follows a vote of the Michigan AFL-CIO General Board, representing over 1 million union members and retirees across Michigan. “Rashida is a pillar of her community in Southeast…