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Release: PA AFL-CIO Officers Comment on Scott Wagner’s Resignation

Yesterday, May 30th, Senator Scott Wagner abruptly announced his resignation from the state senate. Shocking news as the trash-talking trash collector who boasted he’ll “be sitting in the back room with a baseball bat”, has decided to quit before he “gets traded.” Wagner who has been quoted as saying “working is a game” to him, is the type of bully who when they can’t win, takes their ball and goes home. Read More
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Governor Tom Wolf Vetoes Dangerous Attack on Workers’ Compensation

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Protection of Injured Workers  (HARRISBURG) – Today Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 936, which would institute a drug formulary for workers’ compensation.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following joint statement:  “Governor Tom Wolf has taken a strong stand today in the defense of Pennsylvania’s injured workers and pushed back against the deceptive rhetoric of corporate special interests in his veto of Senate Bill 936.  Read More