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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
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Celebrate a Union Made St. Patrick’s Day

This weekend, every American will celebrate their Irish heritage for St. Patrick’s Day.  As we wait for Spring to arrive, enjoy time with friends and family celebrating with ethically made and manufactured beers in pubs across the Commonwealth.  Our union brothers and sisters from IAM, IBT, IUE-CWA, IUOE, SEIU, UAW, UFCW, USW and others carry on the brewing tradition in ethically and economically responsible way. Read More
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Convention 2018 – Hotel and Vendor Information

The 43rd Constitutional Convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will be held April 10-12, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  Please watch the 2018 Convention News and Updates Page for information on speakers and the following convention events: Tuesday, April 10 – COPE Entertainment Night, $35/person Wednesday, April 11 – Work and Family Breakfast, $35/person Wednesday, April 11 – COPE Honoree Dinner, $250/person or $2500/table Download the Event Flyer Here Book Your Hotel Room Now To make overnight reservations online, visit or call the Wyndham directly at 1-888-317-0197 and use our reservation code, “PA AFL-CIO”. Read More