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Philadelphia Council Hosts 17th Labor Leadership Training

This year the topic of the programs and panels was organizing, especially in new and emerging sectors. National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler gave the keynote address. PA AFL-CIO President Bloomingdale gave the opening remarks, while Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder and Data Director Mike Johnson held a training on the update to Pennsylvania’s election laws under Act 77. Read More

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