Elections & Politics

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Issues Endorsements in General Election

(HARRISBURG) The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council’s officers and vice presidents, representing more than 700,000 working people across the Commonwealth, issued endorsements for Pennsylvania’s general election.  Endorsed candidates must receive a two-thirds supermajority vote of the Council.  The following appellate court and special election candidates received the Council’s support. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Endorses State Appellate Court Candidates in 2021 Primary

Today, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council’s officers and vice presidents, representing more than 700,000 working people across the Commonwealth, issued its primary candidate endorsements for Pennsylvania’s Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Courts.¬†¬†Endorsed candidates must receive a two-thirds supermajority vote of the Council. Read More

Statement from the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO Civil and Human Rights Committee

Additional Statement from the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO Civil and Human Rights Committee We echo the statement from President Trumka and add the following: We were discouraged and disgusted to see the differential treatment by some law enforcement officers towards the insurrectionists. Read More