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Convention 2018

Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Oleksiak Talks PA’s Workforce Initiatives

Kicking off the final day of the 43rd PA AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention, Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Jerry Oleksiak addressed the delegates about the future of Pennsylvania Labor. As the first Secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry elected from the Labor Movement, Oleksiak emphasized the criticality and importance the Labor movement plays for both businesses and workers’ lives. Read More

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Addresses #PAAFLCIO43

On Wednesday, before his remarks, National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka swore in the officers and vice presidents of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, a Pennsylvania native, addressed the convention on Wednesday.  In his remarks, President Trumka congratulated the Pennsylvania Labor Movement on the recent victory in the special election that sent Conor Lamb to Congress.  Read More

President Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Snyder Reelected Unanimously

National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Swears In PA AFL-CIO President Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer Snyder and Executive Council Members State Federation’s Officers Reelected Unanimously (PITTSBURGH) – On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, President Richard W. Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder were reelected by acclamation at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 43rd Constitutional Convention.  Read More