Elections & Politics

Save The Date: PA AFL-CIO Announces Summer Events

Every Summer, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO hosts two educational and strategic institutes designed to inspire and inform union activists on making a difference. In July, the Community Services Institute aims at educating union activists on the resources in their community and coalition building. Read More

Congratulations to Pam Iovino on Victory in the 37th State Senate District

(PITTSBURGH)  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, on behalf of the 700,000 union members across our Commonwealth, and the 31,822 union members and their families in the 37th State Senate District have issued the following joint statement: “Today, Pennsylvania’s Union members proved that our solidarity, and our issues of social and economic justice, win.  The election of Pam Iovino to the 37th State Senate district is proof that workers’ rights will win the day.  We congratulate the more than 31,000 hard-working women and men, who sent emails, who talked to members on the doors and the phones, and who introduced to Pam Iovin their co-workers. Read More

Union Members are Hitting the Streets for Pam Iovino. Here’s Why:

Last Spring union members were central to the election of Conor Lamb in the former 18th congressional district.  In November union members again made their case for a fair economy and the value of workers’ voices, resulting in the reelection of Governor Wolf.  And on April 2nd, workers across the 37th State Senate district are leading the way to sending a union member and public servant to represent them in Harrisburg. Read More