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Call and Post (Newspaper) - September 2, 2015, Cleveland, OhioOhio a Black news Leader Calu Postl september 2, 2015 september 8, 2015 1 september 2. 2015 september 8. 2015 vol. 99 n0.3b 18 pages 11800 shake Elf of and of 44120 copyright a 2015, Don Kin x a u the Parade that Stokes is by James w. Wade iii staff reporter enjoy the last Days of summer and prepare to celebrate the emerging autumn season at one of greater Cleveland a longest standing traditions the 11th congressional District Community caucus 44th annual labor Day Parade. Celebrate the legacy of congressman Louis Stokes founder of the 11th congressional District labor Day Parade. This historic Parade began in 1971 to showcase and encourage Community and political empowerment. This years Parade Steps off at 11 a.m., mon., sept. 7, 2015 at East 146th Street Kinsman Avenue with congresswoman Marcia l. Fudge serving As grand marshal. Come out and enjoy the marching bands and Drill teams. The event ends at Luke easter Park where All Parade participants will be Able to gather at the Park pavilions for a meet and Greet. Learn How to become a member of the carpenters Union and work on the building and renovation of our Beautiful City with the Indiana Kentucky Ohio regional Council of carpenters Union . Also water will be distributed by the City of Cleveland department of Public utilities at the water buggy. See Stokes/5a we. J x i m u x i 3 m <7 i 9 it a the honorable Louis Stokes in his Farewe ii ride in the 2014 labor Day Parade waving at everyone in the 1923 Ford Model t roadster driven by Charies Brown photo by James w. Wade Lii Union is non Union a tale of two janitors by Rhonda Crowder according to United states department of labor Bureau of labor statistics Union workers made of 12.4 percent of wage and salary workers in Ohio in 2014, Down for 12.6 in 2013. In fact Union membership for the state reached its Peak in 1989 when it average 21.3 percent. Last year it was at its lowest. Why Well maybe because new Cincy company makes veggies tasty local food scientist Heather Young and her husband Josh have created a new product that they say wiil make vegetables tasty for both kids and their parents. Very Vida an ail natural dipping sauce that originated and Wylli be manufactured Here in Cincinnati is expected to hit stores this fail. So far the Youngs have created six flavors ranch Pepperoni pizza garlic bread Bacon Macaroni and cheese and Taco. By Liz eng a in co contributor people like Akron a Tanisha Goines who works for a commercial cleaner Wasny to included in those numbers but she desperately wants to be added. Goines an assistant supervisor works at a downtown Akron building for quota cleaning services. She a been there for five years and earns $8.50/hr. She a also trying to unionize the building. A i feel like its important that All quota buildings Are Union a said Goines who explained that Only one of the buildings among the conic any a contracts is Union. Service employees International Union Csc Seizu local 1 communications specialist Kathleen policy explained that companies Are unionized on a building to building basis. There has to be a consensus of the workers to be Union. They must obtain of 75 percent agreement of the employees. Seizu represents janitors Security officers doormen and women vendors Ushers window cleaners and food service workers. They unite More than 50,000 workers in 11 cities across the Midwest. They represent Over 90 percent of janitors in the downtown Cleveland Market but Only about 50 percent of the suburban mar Ket have committed to working with Seizu employees. See Union/5a Tanisha Goines unemployment remains High for Black Job seekers Don King powerfully advocates for equal rights a amp a staff it fld the women network was represented on the floor mat and Comer Post during a nationally televised fight from Las vegas. King essentially sponsored the message for women network ceo Michelle Patterson supporting the importance of equal rights equal pay and equal Choice for women. One of the honors Patterson is most proud of is being named the first a woman of the year by the world boxing Council at their 52nd annual conference in Las vegas at the Mem. See Don/5a a. I by Kush Azrael staff a sports although Blacks have made gains in employment Over die past year their unemployment rate is still twice Ashi As Whites. According to economists Blacks see greater gains during Good times because they fall so far behind in bad times. Since the end of the �?~60s civil rights movement Black unemployment rates have remained almost twice As High As those of Whites. As of july the National unemployment rate is 5.2 percent the Black unemployment is at 9.1 percent and the White unemployment rate is 4.6 percent. It was 9.5 percent in april making that the first time since 2007 that Black unemployment fell below double digits. Last july the Black unemployment rate was 11.4 percent. Blacks have always had a More difficult time finding work. The labor department began tracking unemployment for Blacks Back in 1972. Since then. Black unemployment has remained at nearly double the rate of Whites and that Hasni to changed much. Discrimination Educa Tion work experience and criminal records Are the four main obstacles facing Blacks who seek employment. However education is Only a Small actor. See job/5a minister Farrakhan coming to Cleveland the honorable minister Louis Farrakhan will be in Cleveland at 7 . This thursday sept. 3, at the second Ebenezer Baptist Church located at 1881 East 71st st. Famed boxing Groin Otto and Call amp Post Publ Lahar Don King aant a powerful Iriana Saga on his vacantly promoted boxing match on show Elma advocating for woman rights to a Una Varsaci Aud Lanca of 22 million via wars. R Isip 1 1 wed thurs Fri sat Sun 1 87/67 86/64 86/67 85/68 84/65 j a

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