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Healthcare Workers Strike Over Medical Debt and Protest at UPMC Board Meeting

On Tuesday, May 28 healthcare workers of UPMC-Presbyterian went on a one-day strike against the supposed-charitable organization. Striking hospital workers, patients, elected leaders, community and faith leaders and taxpayers from across Pennsylvania demonstrated their outrage over labor violations, sky-rocketing medical debt and with signs reading “UPMC Respect Out Rights”, “UPMC Cancel Our Debt” and “UPMC Care for All Patients” and chanted “Romoff, get off it. Read More

This Memorial Day, Honor the Troops and Choose Union-Made!

It’s Memorial Day Weekend!  It’s time to honor our troops and celebrate the unofficial start of Summer.  Obviously, choosing to support good, union jobs by purchasing American-made products is a great way to show your patriotism.  We always encourage working people to stand in solidarity, whether it’s in the check-out line at the grocery store or in the outdoor section of the hardware store. Read More

Victories for Pennsylvania’s Workers

On Tuesday, Pennsylvanians went to the polls to cast their votes in primaries and special elections.  Labor’s endorsed candidates in the primary for Pennsylvania’s Superior Court, our USW union sister Amanda Green-Hawkins and judge Daniel McCaffrey, won spots on the Democratic ticket.  And, our very own Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder won on both the Republican and Democrat ballot for a 6-year term for Auditor of Carroll Township in York County! Read More