Community Services

DOWNLOAD the 2015 PA AFL-CIO Community Services Week of Action Toolkit

To revitalize American communities, workers must address massive economic shifts that have occurred in the last 20 years.  These economic shifts have removed the “ladder of opportunity” and replaced it with a deepening “well of dependence” where workers and their families must rely on the goodwill of others to survive.  Dedicated leadership and creative approaches are needed to bring forth a new labor vision within our communities realizing that each community has a unique combination of assets on which to build their future.

The mission of the AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our nation.  To accomplish this mission we will build and change the American labor movement… (Read More)

Penn State Labor School Offers November Trainings For Union Activists

The Penn State Labor School is offering the following trainings in both Pittsburgh and the Lehigh Valley this MONTH. The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and local Labor Councils across the Commonwealth are proud to partner with the institution to provide educational and development opportunities to our unions and our members. Read More

UAW at GM and Mack Trucks Make Progress With Tentative Agreements

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO would like to voice our solidarity with the UAW members on strike at Langeloth Metallurgical. Our sisters and brothers in Washington County have been on strike since September 9. Last week UAW reached a tentative agreement with General Motors which was sent to the membership for a vote. Read More

Stay Safe With IAFF Safety Tips This Halloween!

Who knows public safety better than the sisters and brothers of the International Association of Fire Fighters? No One! Make sure you, your family and friends are safe and spooky, so we can all enjoy our union-made Halloween candy 🙂 On top of the ghosts and ghouls, Halloween is the most dangerous night for fatal car accidents involving child pedestrians. Read More