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Aug312015

Thousands of Working Ohioans Show Up to Protest a Koch Brothers Summit

More than 3,500 working people from across Ohio and neighboring states – including hundreds of CWAers – showed up in downtown Columbus, OH, last week. They came to protest a summit funded by the billionaire Koch brothers that was all about how to undermine the collective bargaining rights of American workers.

The Koch-funded group Americans for Prosperity had planned a "Defending the American Dream Summit" and Ohioans turned out in force to tell them to stop the attacks on working people.

"Thousands of Ohio working families, which included many from CWA Locals, were on hand to greet the extremist Americans for Prosperity group and let them know that 'right-to-work' is wrong for Ohio and wrong for America," CWA District 4 Vice President Linda Hinton said.

 

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