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Governor Wolf Signs Legislation Helping Pennsylvania Workers, PA AFL-CIO Calls For Next Steps

(HARRISBURG) Today Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation into law that helps Pennsylvania workers, expands healthcare capacity, and strengthens our education system.  While both federal and state governments have acted this week in response to the COVID-19 crisis, Pennsylvania workers need more support. Read More

CARES Act Passage a First Step, More Work to Be Done

(HARRISBURG) The CARES Act, which passed today by a voice vote in the U.S. House of Representatives and signed by the President, is a first step toward protecting workers throughout the COVID-19 crisis; it cannot be the last. The federal legislation is an emergency response to the public health and economic crisis posed by COVID-19. Read More

UnionPlus Benefits During COVID-19

As COVID-19 impacts our communities and workplaces, we are sharing the most recent program updates we have so that you and your members are aware of resources available as well as any program changes that may impact them. Union Plus is working with its program providers to facilitate additional assistance to members. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls on Legislature to Expand Unemployment Compensation

(HARRISBURG) This week, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has continued to announce increasing mitigation measures to protect public health from the spread of COVID-19.  It is time for leadership in the state legislature to do their part to protect the safety and security of Pennsylvanians in this time of crisis. Read More

Unemployment Compensation and COVID-19

Today, Governor Tom Wolf ordered all nonessential businesses closed across the Commonwealth. Many hard-working men and women, often in hourly wage jobs, in retail, services, and entertainment industries, along with many more are facing economic uncertainty in the face of this public health crisis. Read More

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