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Spreading The Holiday Cheer To Those Who Are Less Fortunate

Tis more rewarding to give than to receive; and during this Holiday Season our unions and our members across Pennsylvania are generously responding to the calls for help from their United Way Labor Liaisons and Labor Agencies to make these Holidays more joyous and cheerful for families, children, parents and people who are less fortunate and need help. Read More
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Announcing The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 2015 Scholarship Essay Contest

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Scholarship Essay Contest is a chance for students to learn more about the importance of Organized Labor in America. For over a decade, we have awarded thousands of dollars to students furthering their education. Scholarships are offered to students in 2 categories: Graduating High School Seniors (class of 2015), and All Post-Secondary Students. Read More
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Here’s how we can participate and support the Black Friday Day of Actions in Support of Walmart Workers

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the AFL-CIO are sponsoring the National Day of Action Black Friday events in support of workers at Walmart. Thousands of Walmart workers are attempting to organize for a voice at work. In 2012, the first year of the Black Friday Day of Action, an impressive 1,200 actions were held by workers and supporters across the nation. Read More

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