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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…

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Michigan AFL-CIO Announces Endorsement of Elissa Slotkin in Congressional District 7

LANSING, MI – Today the Michigan AFL-CIO announced its formal endorsement of Elissa Slotkin for the U.S. House of Representatives in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District. The endorsement follows a vote of the General Board, representing over 1 million union members and retirees.  “Michigan’s labor movement is proud to announce our endorsement of Elissa Slotkin in…

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Michigan Working Families Honor Over 130 Michigan Workers Who Lost Their Lives on the Job this Workers Memorial Day

LANSING, MI – On Thursday, April 28th, local workers, union leaders, and community partners will gather for Workers Memorial Day events across the state, remembering workers who have died or suffered illness or injuries while on the job.  In 2020, 131 workers were killed on the job in Michigan, while many more suffered from occupational…