More than ever, we need our members and allies to be engaged in fighting for good jobs, fairness in the workplace, and retirement security. The battles that have been won by unions, on behalf of ALL workers, dating back to the founding of this country are now under attack like never before. Issues that were seemingly settled a century ago – on the basic rights to collectively bargain, on workplace safety and the minimum wage, even on child labor – are actually coming under legislative attack. The recent Michigan Right to Work (for LESS!) law that was passed should be a wake-up call that winning rights for workers does not mean that we no longer need to Take Action to defend those rights!
As the 2017-2018 Pennsylvania General Assembly gets back to work, the PA AFL-CIO and working people across the Commonwealth will remain vigilant in protecting and advancing workers’ rights. We know that there are some tough battles ahead, but we know that when workers stand together we win together. Read More
The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and the entire Labor movement will continue fighting to protect and advance workers’ rights and their social and economic conditions in the year ahead. We know that there is no place where workers are treated better or more fairly, than when they are represented by a Union and have the ability to collectively bargain the terms and conditions of their employment. Read More