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Freedom of the Press is a Union Issue.

This week the Newsguild of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette issued a call to action to support journalist of color who has been kept from reporting on racial justice protests across the city. “This comes after more than three years of stalled contract negotiations, pushed by a union-busting Tennessee law firm milking every last cent from the Block family, which owns the paper, while journalists suffer economically.” Read More

Health and Safety Resolutions Pass at PA AFL-CIO Convention

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Health and Safety Committee, chaired by federation vice president Ed Yankovich Jr. (UMWA) presented four resolutions to the delegates of the Constitutional Convention. Fellow committee members also include: Anthony Helfer (UFCW) Vice Chair, Robert McAuliffe (USW) Secretary, Liz Bettinger (USW), Albert Bush (UA), Denny Cregut (USW), Shawn Domienico (SEIU), Todd Eisenhaur (GMP), Phil Glover (AFGE), Richard Heiner (AFSCME), Tim Laveing (IBT), Thomas Mieliso (IUOE), Jim McCloskey (UFCW), Casey Mullooly (UMWA), John Renwick (ATU), Clay Roach (BAC), Craig Romanovich (UWUA), Ralph Sicuro (IAFF), Robert Speer (IBEW). Read More