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Collective Bargaining

Janus v. AFSCME and the Freedom to Join a Union

Unions are required by law to represent and negotiate on behalf of all workers in a bargaining unit, regardless of whether the individuals are dues-paying members.  In states with fair share fees, like Pennsylvania, public employees who benefit from collective bargaining agreements, union-negotiated benefits, and retirement and receive union representation in the disciplinary process, pay a fee for that representation and administration.  Read More

Arcelormittal Workers In Steelton, PA Join In The Nationwide Actions Demonstrating Unity And Strength In The Challenges They Are Facing

Over 150 members of USW Local 1688, wearing their navy blue and gold tee-shirts emblazoned with the message “Solidarity in Steel” and carrying signs reading “Fair Contract Now”, sent a clear message of unity and strength to the ArcelorMittal offices, located across the street from the mill in Steelton, Pennsylvania. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Supports College Scholarship Athletes Rights To Form Their Union

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO joins with the United Steelworkers in reiterating their full support for greater protections for scholarship athletes despite the decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to decline jurisdiction, for the time being, over college football player efforts to form a union to have a voice and to end the exploitation of college athletes. Read More