MEDIA ADVISORY FOR MONDAY AUGUST 22nd, 2016
Ohio Labor Leaders to Hold Press Conference in Toledo on Presidential Race and Candidates’ Positions Relative to Working People
[Toledo, Ohio] ‒ A group of prominent state labor leaders will hold a press conference in Toledo on Monday to discuss the presidential candidates in the 2016 elections.
“There is a clear contrast for working people this fall and this election which will be a formative one for an entire generation of Ohioans,” said Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga. “The labor movement here is educating its members on the real dangers of a Trump presidency, and the real promise for working people that Hillary Clinton represents,” he said.
Topics to be discussed include the auto rescue, trade and outsourcing, livable wages, infrastructure investment and worker exploitation, among others.
WHO: Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga, UAW Region 2-B Director Ken Lortz, United Steelworkers District 1 Director Dave McCall, and Ohio State Building and Construction Trades Council Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Duffey
WHAT: Press Conference on presidential candidates, and high stakes for working people in 2016 elections
WHERE: UAW Local 12 @ 2300 Ashland Avenue Toledo, Ohio