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Today in Labor History . . .

131 years ago in Chicago, four striking workers were killed when police attacked a demonstration at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Co.   Organized workers were protesting for an 8-hour work day.  Later that night and into the next day, thousands of people would take to the streets in response to the actions of the police.  Read More
2017

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and the entire Labor movement will continue fighting to protect and advance workers’ rights and their social and economic conditions in the year ahead.  We know that there is no place where workers are treated better or more fairly, than when they are represented by a Union and have the ability to collectively bargain the terms and conditions of their employment.  Read More