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National union rep visits Rossford for holiday

Liz Shuler Liz Shuler

Anational union representative spent Labor Day in the Toledo area to talk aboutthe economy.

ALabor Day picnic at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 8post in Rossford had a special guest – Liz Shuler, secretary-treasurer for thenational AFL-CIO.

Shulersays she's working to educate people about Right to Work, and why she thinks itcould hurt Ohio families. She says she's also working toward fairness in theeconomy.

"Theeconomy really isn't working for everybody," Shuler said. We see the workingclass getting squeezed. More and more workers aren't able to make it in thiseconomy, and so we're out fighting for better wages, conditions, and really, toelevate the conditions of all working families."

Shuleris encouraging working families to speak up, and says things will get better ifeveryone works together.

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