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ICYMI: Workers Win in Missouri

In case you missed it, our Brothers and Sisters in the State of Missouri made History on Tuesday, by repealing “Right to Work” at the ballot box!  The Labor Movement came together to vote down Proposition A by a 2-1 vote! Read More

Town Hall on “Right To Work” and State Issues Follows Reading Berks CLC Meeting

This week, the Reading-Berks Central Labor Council held a town hall meeting on issues facing the state legislature with PA AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder and staff members from State Senator Schwank, Representatives Rozzi, and Caltagirone’s offices.  The panel, moderated by United Steelworkers Local 6996 President Dean Showers, took questions from the audience and listened to their concerns on a wide range of issues, beginning with “right to work”. Read More

Take Action! Stop Paycheck Protection Now!

For the past several years, union members have been fighting hard against anti-union legislation that seeks to silence public workers in Pennsylvania.  The so-called ‘Paycheck Protection’ bill follows the same strategy that Governor Walker used against teachers, nurses, and first responders in Wisconsin, and which ultimately led to Wisconsin becoming a Right to Work state. Read More

AFL-CIO And AFSCME File Amicus Brief In Friedrichs v CTA

The AFL-CIO along with AFSCME submitted an Amicus Brief in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pending hearing of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. The Friedrichs case, if decided wrongly, could limit the rights of workers to speak up together in their workplace to bargain for a better life and the public good. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Condemns Paycheck Deception Bill Approved By The Pennsylvania State Senate

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder condemned the passage of paycheck deception legislation, Senate Bill 501, on Wednesday, October 14 by the Pennsylvania State Senate. The union-busting legislation is now in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Please contact your State Representative and urge him to oppose S.B. Read More