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USW International President Leo Gerard Lifts Up America’s Industrial Heartland

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s 43rd Constitutional Convention welcomed International President Leo Gerard, of the United Steelworkers.  His remarks contained a powerful call for unity and collective action, an embrace of contemporary social and economic justice movements, and emphasized the impact the labor movement must have in the future of America’s manufacturing industry. Read More

IUPAT General President Kenneth Rigmaiden Gives Passionate Address at #PAAFLCIO43

Kenneth Rigmaiden, General President of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), delivered an inspiring call for unity to lead off Wednesday’s Convention events. Rigmaiden stressed the importance of maintaining solidarity through the current tumultuous economic climate— emphasizing “education, communication, and mobilization.” Through collective action, workers can adequately address the rising challenges that are associated with workplace automation. Read More

President Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Snyder Reelected Unanimously

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Swears In PA AFL-CIO President Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer Snyder and Executive Council Members State Federation’s Officers Reelected Unanimously (PITTSBURGH) – On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, President Richard W. Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder were reelected by acclamation at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 43rd Constitutional Convention.  Read More

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