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Pennsylvania House of Representatives Passes Attack on Workers’ Compensation

Senate Bill 936 puts Insurance Company Profits Ahead of Injured Workers (Harrisburg) – On Monday evening, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted to reconsider Senate Bill 936 and subsequently passed the piece of legislation attacking injured workers and the workers’ compensation system by a vote of 101 to 92.   Read More
ReElection

President Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Snyder Reelected Unanimously

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Swears In PA AFL-CIO President Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer Snyder and Executive Council Members State Federation’s Officers Reelected Unanimously (PITTSBURGH) – On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, President Richard W. Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder were reelected by acclamation at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 43rd Constitutional Convention.  Read More
Marchers wear signs that read 'Honor King: End Racism!' and 'Union Justice Now' as they participate in the Sanitation Workers march, soon after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memphis, TN, April 1968. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination

Marchers wear signs that read ‘Honor King: End Racism!’ and ‘Union Justice Now’ as they participate in the Sanitation Workers march, soon after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memphis, TN, April 1968. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images) State Federation Officers Support the Continued Fight for Economic Justice and Civil Rights (HARRISBURG) – Wednesday, April 4 2018, marks the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Read More