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Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council Celebrates 100 Years!

On Thursday, September 13 President Bob Kutz welcomed a crowd of hundreds to the Bavarian Hall in Altoona to celebrate the centenary of the Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council.  Among the many Labor Leaders and candidates to attend were PA AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Montana Governor Steve Bullock, and State Representative Bryan Barbin. Read More
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Labor2018 Launches Local Union Mail

  One of the most crucial components of the Labor 2018 program for Pennsylvania is local union mail.  Our members need to hear from us about the candidates that will stand up for and defend our jobs and our families.  In this age of digital media, a letter from our local union, delivered by our brothers and sisters of the United States Postal Service, stands apart from other communications. Read More
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Governor Tom Wolf Vetoes Dangerous Attack on Workers’ Compensation

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Protection of Injured Workers  (HARRISBURG) – Today Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 936, which would institute a drug formulary for workers’ compensation.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following joint statement:  “Governor Tom Wolf has taken a strong stand today in the defense of Pennsylvania’s injured workers and pushed back against the deceptive rhetoric of corporate special interests in his veto of Senate Bill 936.  Read More