Officers’ Perspectives

President – Richard W. Bloomingdale

Connect with Rick:
Email: president@paaflcio.org
Phone: 717-231-2841

Secretary-Treasurer – Frank Snyder

Connect with Frank:
Email: fsnyder@paaflcio.org
Phone: 717-231-2850
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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
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A Pennsylvania Budget For Working Families

Via PennLive This editorial was published by PennLive on February 3, 2017.  February is the official start of the Pennsylvania budget process. In the first week of the month, the Governor has the opportunity to outline his budget priorities in an address made to a joint session of the General Assembly. Read More
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“We Have Problems, and They are Many”

Once upon a time, after an uncharacteristically unsuccessful outing, a reporter asked the late, great Pittsburgh Steeler coach, Chuck Noll, to make comments addressing the situation. In what was not necessarily an unusual response, he tersely replied, “we have problems, and they are many.” The interview concluded and the Coach retreated to his office. Read More