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Pennsylvania Workers Need Leadership, Not Recklessness.

HARRISBURG, PA – Following his diagnosis and treatment for COVID-19, President Donald J. Trump will hold a rally this evening in Johnstown, PA.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, representing more than 700,000 workers statewide, issued the following statements: President Rick Bloomingdale remarked, “Donald Trump’s rally tonight in Johnstown is an insult to the thousands of families across Pennsylvania that have lost loved ones in this pandemic.  When Joe Biden took the train across western Pennsylvania to talk to workers in the towns the billionaires forgot, he showed us true leadership and responsibility.  We need leadership more than ever to recover from the multiple crises facing working families.  We need the 18.6 million good-paying, union jobs that Joe Biden will create with his plan to lift the working class.  Donald Trump won’t do that; he doesn’t know how.”   “The most powerful people in the country infected each other with COVID-19. Read More

Service is Solidarity! Scranton Teachers Fill Food Pantries for Furloughed Workers

On Tuesday, the Scranton Federation of Teachers, Local 1147 members showed their support for 141 furloughed workers by filling local food pantries. They delivered about 3,000 pounds of food and above $2,000 in check donations to United Way Partner Agencies to help fill the food gap. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Hosts a Workers’ Town Hall on Jobs and Infrastructure with U.S. Senator Bob Casey and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

(HARRISBURG, PA) The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the job-scape and prospects for workers.  The unemployment rate in Pennsylvania remains double what it was in March. Millions of workers across the country are still in jeopardy of losing their job or contracting the coronavirus through workplace exposure.   Read More

This Weekend: PA Canvassing Events and Rallies

If you pay attention to politics and the fight labor unions are in, you know this election is the most important election of our lifetimes. You also know that Pennsylvania is not just an important battleground state; it is the battleground state. Read More

Erie Labor Rally – Democracy Depends on Your Vote!

Start: Wednesday, October 07, 2020 • 5:00 PM United Steelworker Union Hall• 703 French Street, Erie, PA 16501 Host Contact Info:  Ron Oliver, 814-860-1793 ATTEND THIS EVENT Welcome back, Samantha!Not Samantha? Click here.You may receive email updates from Pennsylvania AFL-CIO,the sponsor of this event.Edit Subscription Preferences The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO RV will be in Erie, PA this Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Read More

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