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Organize! Organize! Organize!

Over decades, special interests have mounted staggering attacks on workers’ right to organize unions and make their voices heard. This week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released numbers on the trends of union membership in 2019. According to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI): “New data on unionization¬†from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that in 2019, 16.4 million workers in the U.S. Read More

Unlawful: Employers Violate Laws in 41.5% of Union Elections, EPI Reports

This week the Economic Policy Institute released a report analyzing the role of employers in union elections under the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) supervision. Their findings were startling; employers violated federal law in 41.5% of union elections. Here’s what you need to know — What this report finds: The data show that U.S. Read More

This Week: Organizing Victories for IATSE, SAG-AFTRA

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO congratulates the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 3 and SAG-AFTRA on their successful organizing campaign at the John Heinz Historical Center in Pittsburgh and at WHYY in Philadelphia! This is an exciting time for the Union Movement and we wholeheartedly support every worker in their fight for dignity on the job. Read More