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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

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls on State Senate to Pass HB 2375

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, on behalf of its 800,000 union members and its 60 Vice Presidents, calls on the Pennsylvania State Senate to return to work and pass House Bill 2375 before the session officially ends on November 30.  The Senate’s current inaction on this issue is unacceptable and puts the livelihoods of hundreds of working families in jeopardy. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Releases Statement on Election Results

Acknowledging the results of yesterday’s General Election, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following joint statement:  The fight for workers’ rights does not end on Election Day, regardless of the outcome.  While last night’s election results did not necessarily reflect the endorsements made by our Federation, we remain dedicated to fighting for the issues that affect working families.  Read More