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Labor in Action: Community Services Across the Mid-State

The Blair/Bedford Central Labor Council, Lancaster Central Labor Council, and AFSCME DC 90 organized three community service projects that made a difference in their communities.  The Altoona Mirror recognized the Blair/Bedford CLC for its work around Hunger. In 2020 and 2021, the Blair Bedford CLC raised $15,000 for local food pantries. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Issues Endorsements in General Election

(HARRISBURG) The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council’s officers and vice presidents, representing more than 700,000 working people across the Commonwealth, issued endorsements for Pennsylvania’s general election.  Endorsed candidates must receive a two-thirds supermajority vote of the Council.  The following appellate court and special election candidates received the Council’s support. Read More

Harrisburg CLC hosts Diaper Drive to Address Community Need

On Saturday September 11th The Harrisburg Central Labor Council in conjunction with the Harrisburg Diaper bank and several other non-profits participated in a diaper drive. Diapers are often an overlooked necessity, and it showed in the amount families that came out. According to the National Diaper Bank Network a non-profit that works on diaper insecurity. Read More

Statement on Global Labor Leader, AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka’s Passing

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Richard Bloomingdale, National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder. Global labor leader and proud PA native President Trumka passed away early Thursday morning. [Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Aug. 5, 2021] – It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we announce the passing of Richard L. Read More

PA AFL-CIO President Testifies Before Congress on Good Union Jobs for Appalachia

On Wednesday, June 16 Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale testified before the House of Representative’s Subcommittee on the Environment. The panel, Jumpstarting Main Street: Bringing Jobs & Wealth Back to Forgotten America, “examined the best ways to target federal infrastructure and climate investments to the most disadvantaged communities.  Read More

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