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SB 166 Defeated in the PA House!

Over the last two weeks, labor activists across the Commonwealth have made calls, sent emails and visited their state representatives as right-wing legislators and lobbyists moved to pass Senate Bill 166, paycheck “protection”.  But our grassroots efforts paid off. On the first evening of Hanukkah, PA State Representatives took a vote on the piece of anti-worker legislation, and SB 166 FAILED 90-102. Read More

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