RELEASE: Michigan AFL-CIO Launches New Video Supporting President Joe Biden

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 14, 2024 Media Contact: Aaron Pelo, apelo@miaflcio.org | 734.355.2741   Michigan AFL-CIO Launches New Video Supporting President Joe Biden   LANSING, Mich. – Today, the Michigan AFL-CIO released a new video supporting President Joe Biden ahead of the Michigan presidential primary election on Tuesday, February 27. Among his endorsements, Biden has…

RELEASE: U.S. Department of Labor’s Russ Davis Joins Michigan Workforce Development Institute to Spearhead Apprenticeship Growth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 1, 2024 Media Contact: Aaron Pelo, apelo@miaflcio.org | 734.355.2741   U.S. Department of Labor’s Russ Davis Joins Michigan Workforce Development Institute to Spearhead Apprenticeship Growth LANSING, Mich. – Today, the Michigan Workforce Development Institute (WDI) announced the hiring of Russ Davis to lead the building of a new department focused on…

STATEMENT: Michigan AFL-CIO Applauds Whitmer for Focusing on Workers During State of the State Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2024 Media Contact: Aaron Pelo, apelo@miaflcio.org | 734.355.2741 Michigan AFL-CIO Applauds Whitmer for Focusing on Workers During State of the State Address   LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered her sixth State of the State address this evening from the Capitol. Her remarks focused heavily on workers and underscored…

RELEASE: Landmark Just Transition, Labor Standards Legislation Heads to Governor’s Desk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2023 Media Contact: Aaron Pelo, apelo@miaflcio.org | 734.355.2741   Landmark Just Transition, Labor Standards Legislation Heads to Governor’s Desk Legislation approved by the state Legislature will ensure just transition for workers and create some of the strongest labor standards in the country.   LANSING, Mich. – Today, the Michigan state…

RELEASE: Labor-Backed Candidates Win Big In Local Elections Across Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2023 Media Contact: Aaron Pelo, apelo@miaflcio.org | 734.355.2741   Labor-Backed Candidates Win Big In Local Elections Across Michigan   LANSING, Mich. – Labor-backed candidates for local office saw huge success on election night, winning Mayor, city council, and other municipal seats across Michigan. More than 75% of the candidates endorsed…

RELEASE: Michigan Senate Passes First-of-its-Kind Just Transition Legislation Protecting Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2023 Media Contact: Aaron Pelo, apelo@miaflcio.org | 734.355.2741   Michigan Senate Passes First-of-its-Kind Just Transition Legislation Protecting Workers   LANSING, Mich. – Today, the Michigan state Senate passed historic legislation to ensure a just transition for auto and auto supply chain workers, energy sector workers, building and construction trades, and communities impacted by…