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After Contract Talks Collapse Due to Management’s Refusal to Negotiate a Fair Contract, Striking Workers Demand They Return to the Negotiating Table Dozens of workers, local union members and officials, community members, and other activists are now on the picket line striking at Mountain View nursing home. Read More

Building Trades Unions Fight to Save Apprenticeships

The following is a selection from NABTU (North America’s Building Trades Unions). Go to nabtu.org for more information on how apprenticeships change lives. Today, Building Trades programs in the Registered Apprenticeship system train more men and women than anyone other than the U.S. Read More

While GM and Mack Trucks Return- UAW Local 1311 Still on Strike

Union Brothers and Sisters: While GM and Mack Trucks have successfully resolved their negotiations, the brothers and sisters of Langeloth Metallurgical remain on strike in Washington County.  They’ve been out on the picket line since September 9th.  Our Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, representing more than 700,000 union members across our Commonwealth, stands with these sisters and brothers fighting for their dignity on the job.  The company is trying to gut seniority in the plant, jeopardize worker safety (in an already hazardous workplace), and break their union. Read More

PA AFL-CIO to Announce Legislation to Strengthen Workers’ Rights

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO has been working with state legislators on a proactive legislative package to advance workers’ rights and strengthen unions in our Commonwealth.  We are excited to announce that we will be holding a press conference on Tuesday, November 19 at 2:00PM in the Capitol Rotunda to announce the package.  Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Celebrates Electoral Victory with Statewide and Local Wins

(HARRISBURG) –   All elections matter.  While so many pundits and papers focus on the 2020 election cycle, thousands of local and statewide officials were elected to office across Pennsylvania Tuesday.  Labor-endorsed candidates, including hundreds of union members, won offices up and down the ballot, like Frank Snyder, the newly elected Auditor of Carroll Township in York County. Read More

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