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)

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Make this Father’s Day Union Made!

We always encourage working people to shop as informed consumers and make ethical choices.  This Father’s Day you can support good jobs that pay living wages and sustain families.  When we show our support for the quality products and services provided by organized labor all working people win! Read More
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Union-Made Cookout

This Memorial Day, celebrate our veterans by coming together with friends and family.  At your cookouts and picnics be sure to support union made, American made businesses that practice ethical employment and create family-sustaining jobs.  For more union-made, American made products and services visit our brothers and sisters at Labor 411 and the Union Label. Read More
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Union-Made Mother’s Day – Plus, Why We Need to Stop Paying Women Less For Motherhood

As with many other occasions and holidays, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO encourages you to enjoy the spirit of the moment, and be ethical consumers.  See below for a list of union-made gift ideas.  But, we also want to take this opportunity to remind you that mothers in the workplace often do not receive the respect or treatment that they deserve. Read More