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Governor Tom Wolf Vetoes Dangerous Attack on Workers’ Compensation

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Protection of Injured Workers  (HARRISBURG) – Today Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 936, which would institute a drug formulary for workers’ compensation.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following joint statement:  “Governor Tom Wolf has taken a strong stand today in the defense of Pennsylvania’s injured workers and pushed back against the deceptive rhetoric of corporate special interests in his veto of Senate Bill 936.  Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Releases List of Endorsed Candidates Ahead of May Primary

(HARRISBURG) –   The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO has released the list of endorsed candidates for the 2018 primary and special elections.  Prior to the State Federation’s 43rd Constitutional Convention, the Executive Council unanimously endorsed the reelection campaigns of Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Read More
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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