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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale Appointed to Governor’s Middle Class Task Force

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale has been appointed to serve on Governor Tom Wolf’s Middle ClassTask Force. In response, he issued the following statement: “It is an honor to serve on the Governor’s Middle Class Task Force. This is an exciting opportunity for worker advocates, businesses, legislators and community organizations to come together to hear the concerns of working people. Read More
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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Thanks Secretary Kathy Manderino for Her Service to Pennsylvania’s Working People

The Officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO congratulate Robert O’Brien on appointment to Acting Secretary (Harrisburg, PA) – The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following statement on the announcement of Secretary Kathy Manderino’s departure from the Department of Labor and Industry: “We thank Secretary Kathy Manderino for her dedication and commitment to the working people of Pennsylvania. Read More
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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Issues Endorsements in Statewide Judicial Elections

On Thursday, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s Executive Council endorsed statewide judicial candidates. President Rick Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder and the sixty Vice-Presidents of the State Federation recognize the incredible importance of the judiciary in the daily lives of working people.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is proud to announce its support for the following candidates and their pro-worker philosophies. Read More