Elections & Politics

Let’s Wrap Up 2018!

This piece was written by Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder As 2018 draws to a close, so does another electoral season. It was literally a year ago, when we introduced our first draft of the most comprehensive union member-to-member (M2M) program in a decade. Read More

Historic Congressional Win For Pennsylvania Workers,

(HARRISBURG, PA) – Pennsylvania has continued its sweep of worker gains for this 2018 election cycle.  After the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s redistricting decision earlier this year, Pennsylvanians were finally given the opportunity to overcome years of hyper-partisan, right-wing gerrymandering.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and our affiliate labor unions have worked hard in the last several years to protect and promote the democratic process in our Commonwealth, whether by fighting restrictive voter ID legislation or overturning the most gerrymandered congressional map in America. Read More

Mid-Term Elections Prove Win For Pennsylvania Workers

(YORK, PA) – After a stunning, ‘against-all-odds’ election win in March with the first election of Conor Lamb, the Pennsylvania union movement has stayed the course for a meaningful victory for workers and workers’ rights across all of Pennsylvania.  Today was an historic win for workers’ rights in our Commonwealth.  Read More