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PA AFL-CIO Stands With the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers

Today, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale, and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following statement of support for the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers as they fight for safe schools: “The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has been sounding the alarm for years about safety and health conditions in the school buildings.  The Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Responds To Governor Wolf’s Budget Address

(HARRISBURG, PA) The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO applauds this commitment to our future prosperity. Budgets are a statement of priorities, and our priority has always been the working people who make up our Commonwealth.  In response to Governor Wolf’s address today, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale, and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, made the following statements in response: “The pandemic has made it clearer than ever that Pennsylvanians need a budget that invests in our communities and our future.  Our Read More