Union members and labor leaders from across Central PA held a press conference in York Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 5 and accused some in the legislature of union-busting. They urged area State Representatives to oppose legislation which unfairly attacks teachers, nurses, corrections officers and all public sector workers in Pennsylvania. Read More
This week, Pennsylvania saw the largest grass roots mobilization of workers since the huge rally at the Capitol in January. On Monday and Tuesday in Pittsburgh, well over 1000 individuals braved single-digit temperatures and sub-zero wind chills to stand up for workers’ dignity at UPMC, and for the rights of all Pennsylvanians to organize with their coworkers for fairness on the job. Read More
Over 100 union members and community allies joined President Rick Bloomingdale for a taped forum that set the record straight on the paycheck deception bills moving in the state Legislature.
In the forum, moderated by Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, President Bloomingdale pushed back on recent falsehoods being spread by supporters of the bill, including the rightwing, corporate-funded Commonwealth Foundation. Read More
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