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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

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Condemns Senate Bills 166 and 167

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO condemns the passage of Senate Bills 166 and 167 by the State Government Committee.  Today in a party-line vote, Republican members of the Senate State Government Committee chose to place partisan politics before the right of Pennsylvania’s working people to fair representation in the workplace.  Read More