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AFL-CIO’s 2017 Convention Concludes in St. Louis

The National AFL-CIO held its 28th Constitutional Convention in St. Louis, Missouri this week.  Delegates re-elected President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, and Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre.  The Convention marked a recommitment to organizing, civil rights, voting rights, humane immigration policies, trade policies that put working people first, a worker’s bill of rights, a representative and diverse labor movement that will fight for ALL working people. Read More

RESOLUTION NO. 67 – SUPPORTING COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM IN THE UNITED STATES

SUPPORTING COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM IN THE UNITED STATES WHEREAS, America’s immigration system is badly broken; and WHEREAS, it penalizes too many people whose only crime is trying to make a better life for themselves and their families; and WHEREAS, the current system hurts all workers as our collective strength is undermined; and WHEREAS, work is not a crime; and WHEREAS, guest worker visa programs undercut wages and working conditions for all workers, including U.S. Read More

Draft Resolution On Immigration Reform Introduced At PA AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO executive council met on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 to discuss a wide range of issues – including comprehensive immigration reform.  A draft resolution framework was presented to the membership at this meeting, which would reaffirm the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s commitment to working with allies on this critical issue.  Read More