Press Releases

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Statement on Victory for Working People in PA-18

(PITTSBURGH) – In response to our victory in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district with the  election of Conor Lamb, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO issued the following statements:   “For weeks union members have held thousands of conversations across southwestern Pennsylvania on the issues that affect working families and their jobs. Read More

Pennsylvania’s Working People Protest Attacks on Workers’ Rights and Gather Working People’s Day of Action

Thousands of community and union members from across the commonwealth held rallies on the value of public services, unions, and grassroots activism Nine events across Pennsylvania are part of a nationwide movement demanding an end to policies that rig the system and the economy ahead of Janus v. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Responds to Governor Tom Wolf’s Budget Address

Investing in the Future of Pennsylvania’s Working People On Tuesday February 6, Governor Tom Wolf outlined a bold plan for investing in Pennsylvania’s future with his budget address today.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, made the following joint response: “The Governor’s proposed 2018-2019 Budget plan is a direct response to the needs voiced by working families across our Commonwealth.  Read More