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One Year Later: Looking Back at the Election of Conor Lamb

The Pennsylvania Union movement had a big year in 2018.  One of those achievements celebrates its one year anniversary today: the election of Conor Lamb to the 18th congressional district.  Our mobilization in the southwest corner of our Commonwealth resulted in the success of a proudly pro-union candidate.  Union members hit the doors, the phones and the worksites to get the word out about Conor Lamb.  The work of our union brothers and sisters flipped a district by 20 points.  Collective action and the value of strong unions took center stage during the internationally watched special election.   State Federation officers Rick Bloomingdale and Frank Snyder stated on the victory: “For weeks union members have held thousands of conversations across southwestern Pennsylvania on the issues that affect working families and their jobs. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Statement on Victory for Working People in PA-18

(PITTSBURGH) – In response to our victory in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district with the  election of Conor Lamb, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO issued the following statements:   “For weeks union members have held thousands of conversations across southwestern Pennsylvania on the issues that affect working families and their jobs. Read More