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)
Next week, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will host its 2017 Community Services Institute from Wednesday, July 19th through Saturday, July 22nd, which will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Reading, PA. Our aim is to provide an innovative and inspiring experience for the union members and community-minded activists who attend. Read More
On Monday, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder joined the President Paul Rozzi of the Pennsylvania State Association of Letter Carriers and Joe Arthur the CEO of the Central Pennsylvania Food Banks in announcing the 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Read More
The National Association of Letter Carriers is holding the 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 13th. Across the United States, everyday people are encouraged to leave a bag of non-perishable food items by their mailbox, and letter carriers will pick up the food as they deliver the day’s mail. Read More