Tim Burga of the Ohio AFL-CIO writes in the below op-ed that Trump's use of foreign-made products including steel negates his trade-related appeals to Ohio workers. (John Minchillo, Associated Press)
How labor groups are fighting Trump - POLITICOOct 28, 2016 · Trump's support among union members in Florida, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin dropped 5 percentage points from mid-June to October, from 41 percent to 33 percent,, according to AFL-CIO
The AFL-CIO, the largest labor union in the U.S., praised Trump for the tariffs, as did Democratic Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown, who said the action would be a boon for "steel plants across Ohio". Many congressional Republicans eed fear that the tariffs might damage the economy or lead to retaliatory tariffs from other countries.
Why is AFL-CIO So Worried About Its Vermont Affiliate Apr 22, 2021 · Five months ago, in response to Donald Trumps possible refusal to accept the 2020 election results, labor council delegates called for a general strike of all working people in our state Geoff Wetrosky AFL-CIOOct 12, 2016 · Six Facts on Donald Trumps Use of Chinese Steel. Donald Trump asked the American public to "look at whats happening to steel and the cost of steel, and China dumping vast amounts of steel June 16, 2016. Text WORK to 235246 to receive periodic text alerts from the AFL-CIO (message and data rates may apply). Contact Us. About Us.