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Working people are being infected at work and dying from COVID-19 in every sector.

The voters have spoken and Joe Biden has won more votes than any presidential candidate in history, including 60 percent of union households.

Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, released the following statement as Wisconsin is called for Biden:

The Wisconsin AFL-CIO is proud to announce the following endorsements for the Fall 2020 election in Wisconsin. Vote on November 3, 2020 in the General Presidential Election. Request your absentee ballot today at myvote.wi.gov or plan to wear a mask and socially distance at the polls on Election Day.

Statement from Stephanie Bloomingdale, President of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, on Governor Evers' statewide masking order: 

The Wisconsin AFL-CIO is proud to announce the following endorsements for Wisconsin 2020. Vote on August 11, 2020 in the Partisan Primary Election and on November 3, 2020 in the General Presidential Election.

Help turn out the union vote for Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and pro-worker candidates up and down the ballot for the November 3, 2020 Presidential election. 

Sign up to talk with union voters at wisaflcio.org/mobilize or click here. 

More than three years after taking office, the administration has never filled the job running the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is charged with enforcing workplace safety laws. The $560 million-a-year agency, whose estimated 2,000 inspectors performed 32,020 on-site inspections in 2018, spent months not doing any in-person inspections related to coronavirus, other than in hospitals, said Rebecca Reindel, director of occupational safety and health for the AFL-CIO.

Working people are bearing the brunt of this global pandemic and economic crisis. The physical toll, death, pain, and suffering that Oregon’s frontline and essential workers have experienced is unprecedented.

Coupled with the economic collapse that has exacerbated long-term inequities for low wage workers and BIPOC communities, workers are hurting and they need protections.