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PA House Labor and Industry Committee Excludes Workers from Discussion on Overtime Pay

(Harrisburg) On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the House Labor and Industry Committee chaired by Representative Rob Kauffman, stacked the deck against the working people of Pennsylvania by excluding workers and their representatives from the Public Hearing on the proposed minimum wage/overtime regulation.  Read More

Scott Wagner Makes the Case for a Union at Penn Waste

(HARRISBURG) –  Income inequality is an assault on Pennsylvania’s workers, perpetrated by Scott Wagner and other corporate thugs.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is not afraid to call this what it is: legal, but immoral wage theft.  It is no surprise that Scott Wagner espouses this economic and social injustice as public policy. Read More

Thousands of Union Members Joined Together in Philadelphia in Protest of Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

(PHILADELPHIA) Today, thousands of union members from across the Labor Movement joined together in Philadelphia to mount the largest protest of its kind against Trump’s policy of family separation for immigrant families. International union leaders from UNITE HERE, IUPAT, AFSCME, and UFCW traveled in along with union members from more than five states to partner with local Philadelphia and Pennsylvania AFL-CIO unions in a show of labor unity. Read More