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Governor Tom Wolf Addresses PA AFL-CIO 43rd Convention

Submitted by Tim Reams, Penn State University To kick off the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s 43rd Constitutional Convention, Governor Tom Wolf addressed the delegates and attendees with deep gratitude and thanks for an endorsement for his 2018 re-election campaign for Governor from the PA AFL-CIO. Read More

Honorees of the Work & Family Breakfast at #PAAFLCIO43

The Work and Family Breakfast was held on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 7:00 a.m., in conjunction with the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 43rd Constitutional Convention.All proceeds from the Work and Family Breakfast and Silent Auction went to benefit Variety, the Children’s Charity of Pittsburgh.Delegates of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO gathered early on Wednesday morning for the Work and Family Breakfast, where multiple remarkable sisters and brothers were honored for their contributions to the labor movement and their communities. Read More

IUPAT General President Kenneth Rigmaiden Gives Passionate Address at #PAAFLCIO43

Kenneth Rigmaiden, General President of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), delivered an inspiring call for unity to lead off Wednesday’s Convention events. Rigmaiden stressed the importance of maintaining solidarity through the current tumultuous economic climate— emphasizing “education, communication, and mobilization.” Through collective action, workers can adequately address the rising challenges that are associated with workplace automation. Read More