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AFT-PA: Applauds Swift Action for Regulatory Relief

To read the National AFT’s official Reopening Plan, click here. This statement was originally published by AFT-PA AFT Pennsylvania President Arthur G. Steinberg, on Friday, issued the following statement after Governor Wolf signed SB751, a bill to provide regulatory relief to school districts, educators: “I applaud Governor Wolf’s quick and decisive action in signing of SB751 today. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls For Workers First Approach to Reopening Businesses

(Harrisburg, PA)  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf held a press conference today at 2:00PM to announce his plan for reopening Pennsylvania’s businesses.  The state legislature had made moves this week to reopen businesses without any accountability measures to protect worker safety on the job.  We applaud the Governor for his commitment to a responsible, data-driven approach to addressing Pennsylvania’s public health and economic well-being. Read More