Georgia AFL-CIO Formally Helps Ossoff for the US Senate

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Reprinted from Labor Newswire by its staff on December 23, 2020.

On Wednesday, the Georgia Chapter of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations announced the approval of the Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff to remove incumbent Republican David Perdue.

Perdue is currently in various polls recorded by RealClearPolitics with an average of 4 points ahead of Ossoff.

In his approval today, Georgia AFL-CIO President Charlie Flemming highlighted Ossoff’s plans to advocate policies that help working families thrive.

“Jon supports an economy that works for all Georgians, not just the richest, by bringing the minimum wage back to a living wage, paying justice for women and people of color, restoring protection from overtime, and empowering workers to come together to better negotiate wages and benefits to create a more just, prosperous and equitable society, ”Flemming said. …

Labor Newswire 12/23

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