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The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 57th Annual Community Services Institute

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO hosted our 57th Annual Community Services Institute in Pittsburgh this past week, where President Rick Bloomingdale welcomed everyone to the opening session. In his speech he underlined the importance of individuals attending annual community services institute. Later on, the President of the Allegheny County CLC, Jack Shea, spoke. Read More
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State Labor Leaders Denounce House Bill That Liberalizes Alcohol Sales And Undermines Publicly Owned Wine And Spirits Stores

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO leaders denounce bill as anti-worker and ideologically driven by misguided legislative leaders bent on privatizing the jobs of public workers. Harrisburg (June 8, 2016) – In a strong statement of disappointment, the top elected leaders of Pennsylvania’s labor movement today issued statements denouncing the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passage of HB1690 expanding state wine sales to private retailers. Read More

Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains

Congratulations to CWA and IBEW for their strength and solidarity. The following is a from a CWA press release from Friday, May 27. Striking Verizon Workers Win Big Gains UNION TO TAKE DOWN PICKETS; COMPANY AGREES TO ADD GOOD UNION JOBS ON THE EAST COAST; FIRST CONTRACT FOR RETAIL WIRELESS WORKERS; IMPROVES WORKERS’ OVERALL STANDARD OF LIVING Friday, May 27, 2016 Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after coming to an agreement in principle with the company. Read More

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