Officers’ Perspectives

President – Richard W. Bloomingdale

Connect with Rick:
Phone: 717-231-2841

Secretary-Treasurer – Frank Snyder

Connect with Frank:
Phone: 717-231-2850

Labor Day Message: Putting Workers First

This editorial from Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Erie Times, the Altoona Mirror, the Beaver County Times, the Philadelphia Public Record, the Scranton Times-Tribune.  Excerpts of his op-ed and that of Dave Fillman, Director of AFSCME Council 13 also appeared on PennLive.   Read More


Check out this article from Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, and don’t miss your chance to sign up for the 2017 COPE Institute! No, it’s not to be confused with a recent bewildering “covfefe” tweet, but an overall theme of this years’ COPE Institute, held in the centrally convenient location of Shippensburg, August 18-20. Read More

Stronger Unions For a Better Pennsylvania

Check out this article from President Rick Bloomingdale from the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s Summer Newsletter:  Over the last several months, Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, our staff, and I have traveled around the Commonwealth listening to and talking with our leaders and members about the state of our grassroots activism and the front line in our fight for workers’ rights.   Read More