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Our latest edition of AFSCME TV honors several brave Ohio AFSCME snowplow drivers for their efforts to save lives in the line of duty. Members Steve Kinstle, Larry Poage, Ed Kane, and Javier Gallegos are great examples of the millions of hardworking public employees all across this country who serve their communities every day. 

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You pick up the tab every day for big companies who park profits in offshore tax havens - and Tax Day is the perfect time to take a look at exactly how much.

You can read the full report here: http://afsc.me/1qAjqHZ
You pick up the tab every day for big companies who park profits in offshore tax havens - and Tax Day is the perfect time to take a look at exactly how much.
You can read the full report here: http://afsc.me/1qAjqHZ
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In case you missed it, on Tuesday AFSCME President Lee Saunders joined with fellow AFSCME members and leaders in Congress on Capitol Hill to urge Speaker Boehner to extend unemployment benefits for the millions of folks out of work. It’s time for Speaker Boehner to stand up to the extremist in his caucus and bring this bill to the floor for a vote. It’s time to #RenewUI.

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Four AFSCME Ohio members were honored for their heroic actions while on the job. Steve Kinstle, Larry Poage, Ed Kane and Javier Gallegos were recognized in a ceremony Wednesday with Sec.-Treas. Laura Reyes and International Vice Pres. Christopher Mabe. AFSCME thanks these proud union members for their service and for going above and beyond the call of duty!

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Woodhouse: “Congress - Give America a Raise”

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A big bus and a tank of gas will take you anywhere you want to go in the lower 48. But an idea - an economic imperative, a moral necessity – will reach out and touch the American people. That was, and has always been, the motivation behind the ‘Give America a Raise’ Bus Tour:  The idea that raising pay for the low-wage workers of this country benefits all Americans, not just those who see a bigger paycheck. We’ve traveled from Maine to New Hampshire, from Connecticut to New York and Pennsylvania, to Ohio and Illinois and Wisconsin, through Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia and now here, on the doorstep of Congress in Washington, DC, to demand a living wage for hard-working Americans, a fighting chance for families living in poverty and a boost to this nation’s economy.

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Introducing Anti-Unionol! A new long-lasting anti-worker suppository that drastically reduces economic equality and the middle class.

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Each year we spend billions of dollars subsidizing profits at large international corporations because they refuse to pay their workers a living wage. It is not fair that taxpayers are footing the bill because these companies’ full-time workers are paid poverty wages and require public assistance just to be able to afford their rent and feed their families.If these corporations won’t take action, then we will fight for their workers. Click here to tell Congress to raise the minimum wage: http://afsc.me/1nJkgBK

Each year we spend billions of dollars subsidizing profits at large international corporations because they refuse to pay their workers a living wage. It is not fair that taxpayers are footing the bill because these companies’ full-time workers are paid poverty wages and require public assistance just to be able to afford their rent and feed their families.

If these corporations won’t take action, then we will fight for their workers. Click here to tell Congress to raise the minimum wage: http://afsc.me/1nJkgBK

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Every hour, every day, AFSCME members are making American happen. We’ve photographed public workers in action, from coast to coast, from morning ‘til night and all the way until dawn.Please like and share this post - and then you can view and share all 24 individual images here: http://www.afscme.org/24-7

Every hour, every day, AFSCME members are making American happen. We’ve photographed public workers in action, from coast to coast, from morning ‘til night and all the way until dawn.

Please like and share this post - and then you can view and share all 24 individual images here: http://www.afscme.org/24-7

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Senators Mark Kirk of Illinois, Rob Portman of Ohio and Dan Coats of Indiana know that a combined 171,485 people in their states have been cut off from unemployment benefits. Yet, all three of them voted yesterday to leave these folks and 1.7 million other unemployed Americans and their families out in the cold. 
Call their offices at the numbers below and let them know what you think: 
KIRK - (202) 224-2854COATS - (202) 224-5623PORTMAN - (202) 224-3353
(These are not your senators? Contact yours here: http://afsc.me/1cLMRiG)

Senators Mark Kirk of Illinois, Rob Portman of Ohio and Dan Coats of Indiana know that a combined 171,485 people in their states have been cut off from unemployment benefits. Yet, all three of them voted yesterday to leave these folks and 1.7 million other unemployed Americans and their families out in the cold. 

Call their offices at the numbers below and let them know what you think: 

KIRK - (202) 224-2854
COATS - (202) 224-5623
PORTMAN - (202) 224-3353

(These are not your senators? Contact yours here: http://afsc.me/1cLMRiG)

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In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama cited the fact that an overwhelming majority of Americans agree that no one who works full-time should ever have to live in poverty.So, please SHARE this image and then click here to tell Congress to join the rest of the country and give America a raise: http://afsc.me/1nJkgBK

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama cited the fact that an overwhelming majority of Americans agree that no one who works full-time should ever have to live in poverty.

So, please SHARE this image and then click here to tell Congress to join the rest of the country and give America a raise: http://afsc.me/1nJkgBK