After ten months trying to reach a fair contract, nearly 40,000 men and women who work at Verizon went on strike on April 13 to protect good jobs and to ensure quality service. These past six weeks have been difficult, but the strike will continue, and our Brothers and Sisters from the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) should know that the entire Labor Movement is standing alongside them in this fight; and it’s important for all of us to realize that these striking workers are standing up for all workers right now. Read More
Workers Fighting Corporate Greed Rally
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
COME OUT AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!
State Capitol Steps, 3rd & State Streets, Harrisburg PA
Rally with CWA/IBEW Verizon workers, joined by CWA District 2-13 Vice President, Ed Mooney; Central Pa Area Labor Federation Director, Zach Hause; Harrisburg Region Central Labor Council President, David Gash; Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale & Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder; Invited Guests. Read More
Workers’ Memorial Day is an important symbol of our ongoing fight for safe workplaces, so that every worker can go to work and return home safe and healthy at the end of the day. Every April 28th, unions and community organizations, workers and central labor bodies hold events to remember those who have died, and to renew our conviction to continue the fight for workers. Read More