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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds President Biden’s Historic Infrastructure Investment

(HARRISBURG, PA) Today, President Joe Biden announced a historic investment in infrastructure and good jobs, proposing a New Deal for the 21st century. Not since the Great Depression have Americans experienced the level of economic devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought.   We know that the freedom to come together in a union is essential for making any job a good job.  Fittingly, the 46th President of the United States chose a Union hall in Pennsylvania, the Carpenters’ Training Center in Pittsburgh, to launch this initiative to build back better. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Endorses State Appellate Court Candidates in 2021 Primary

Today, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council’s officers and vice presidents, representing more than 700,000 working people across the Commonwealth, issued its primary candidate endorsements for Pennsylvania’s Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Courts.  Endorsed candidates must receive a two-thirds supermajority vote of the Council. Read More