Elections & Politics

Victories for Pennsylvania’s Workers

On Tuesday, Pennsylvanians went to the polls to cast their votes in primaries and special elections.  Labor’s endorsed candidates in the primary for Pennsylvania’s Superior Court, our USW union sister Amanda Green-Hawkins and judge Daniel McCaffrey, won spots on the Democratic ticket.  And, our very own Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder won on both the Republican and Democrat ballot for a 6-year term for Auditor of Carroll Township in York County! Read More

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