AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Two statistics you need to know

    April 22nd, 2017

      Dear Leader, I can’t emphasize enough how devastating making Ohio a “Right to Work” is Wrong state would be for working people. Today, I’m going to tell you about two numbers that are truly unbelievable, but unfortunately all too real. “Right to Work” is Wrong because it will make all of us, union and […]

    Friday’s Labor Folklore: Helen Keller — Labor’s Unsung Hero

    March 24th, 2017

      “The true task is to unite and organize all workers on an economic basis, and it is the workers themselves who must secure freedom for themselves, who must grow strong.” Helen Keller (1880-1968) is perhaps the most recognized symbol of the disability community – a powerful representative of a person overcoming almost insurmountable obstacles. […]

    Mansfield City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Opposing ‘Right to Work’

    March 22nd, 2017

    Mansfield City Council unanimously approved a resolution opposing ‘Right to Work’ yesterday. AFSCME Members turned out in large numbers to make their voices heard and show that ‘Right to Work’ is WRONG for working and middle class families. In states with ‘Right to Work’ policies, wages are $681 lower per month and there are 49 percent […]

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