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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Announces Endorsements in General Election

The Executive Council of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO convened on June 14th to issue endorsements ahead of November’s General Election.  To secure the endorsement of the state federation, the candidate must receive an affirmative vote of more than two-thirds. “The Labor movement is filled with grassroots activists from all walks of life and backgrounds. Read More
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Today is Juneteenth! And it’s more important now, than ever. 

June 19th (Juneteenth) is the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas, freeing the last remaining enslaved people in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1862.  Due to the ongoing Civil War, many remained enslaved for several more years.  Read More

2018 Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Scholarship Essay Contest

Each year, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO offers higher education scholarships to union members and their families. This contest is supported by the State Federation, and funding is provided by union affiliates. The goal is to promote student awareness of the Labor Movement’s vital contributions to this nation’s economic, social, and political fabric. Read More

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