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2019 Scholarship Essay Contest is Here!

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will be accepting applications for the 2019 Scholarship Essay Contest.  All entries must be submitted or postmarked by February 15, 2019. Every year the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO offers scholarships to affiliated union members and their families. The criteria for entering are broken up into two categories with different topics for each surrounding an opportunity for students to learn more about the importance of Organized Labor in America. Read More
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Rosa Parks Day

This Saturday, December 1, will mark 63 years since Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.  This act is widely regarded as sparking the Montgomery bus boycott, which lasted from December 5, 1955, to December 20, 1956. Read More
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Union-Made Hanukkah

Here are some union-made-in-America recipe ingredients and drinks you may want to include in your holiday observances. This information comes from our friends at Labor 411, the union business directory from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. Food and drink include those brought to you by the Machinists (IAM), United Farm Workers (UFW), the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the Teamsters (IBT). Read More
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GM Decisions Impacts Entire Manufacturing Industry

This week, GM announced a major decision to shutter plants in Ohio and Michigan, a decision that not only affects our brothers and sisters of the UAW, but also every manufacturing industry in the United States.  Pennsylvania’s union movement stands in solidarity with our UAW brothers and sisters in Ohio, Michigan, and Maryland in spite of GM’s decision to shut down plants, destroy thousands of jobs all in the name of corporate profit.  Read More
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5 Reasons to Be Thankful For Your Union

This holiday many of us will sit down with our families and friends and share what we are most thankful for.  The health and safety of those we love the most, the troops who serve our country, the opportunities we have to make our way in the world are just a few of the things we will share. Read More

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