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Randi Weingarten Joins Scranton Teachers At Community Town Hall

Teachers spend everyday fighting for our students. We are so proud of the work and determination Labor Leaders like Rosemary Boland and AFT President Randi Weingarten do in service to education. The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is proud to stand with our educators. Read More

CENSUS 2020: Why Pennsylvania Needs A Complete Count

“Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers, which shall be determined by adding to the whole Number of free Persons . . . The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct. Read More

Martin Luther King Day- Remembering a Workers’ Champion

Our union sisters and brothers have long honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose life was tragically cut short in Memphis TN where the civil rights leader was support striking AFSCME sanitation workers. Labor Unions remember and pay tribute to the fight for civil rights and Dr. Read More

PFT Local 3 Continues to Speak Out on Unsafe Schools

The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers is fighting for the thousands of students in their school district. Our Pennsylvania AFL-CIO stands in solidarity with them and the Fund Our Facilities Campaign. All children deserve a quality education; exposed asbestos and a myriad of other toxic conditions are jeopardizing the future of thousands of students. Read More

Sec-Treas. Snyder Elected as PHC4 Vice-Chairman

Everyone deserves healthcare and medical treatment.  As healthcare costs continue to rise, the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) aims to ensure access to quality healthcare for all Pennsylvanians regardless of ability to pay.  As an independent state agency, council members are tasked with addressing rising healthcare costs by collecting and studying data regarding the cost and quality of care.  Read More

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