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Pennsylvania Workers Need Leadership, Not Recklessness.

HARRISBURG, PA – Following his diagnosis and treatment for COVID-19, President Donald J. Trump will hold a rally this evening in Johnstown, PA.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, representing more than 700,000 workers statewide, issued the following statements: President Rick Bloomingdale remarked, “Donald Trump’s rally tonight in Johnstown is an insult to the thousands of families across Pennsylvania that have lost loved ones in this pandemic.  When Joe Biden took the train across western Pennsylvania to talk to workers in the towns the billionaires forgot, he showed us true leadership and responsibility.  We need leadership more than ever to recover from the multiple crises facing working families.  We need the 18.6 million good-paying, union jobs that Joe Biden will create with his plan to lift the working class.  Donald Trump won’t do that; he doesn’t know how.”   “The most powerful people in the country infected each other with COVID-19. Read More

Joe Biden Is Committed To Pennsylvania’s Working Families

(HARRISBURG, PA) Following the first of three debates between the candidates for U.S. President, Joe Biden kicks off a train tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO proudly welcomes back Joe Biden to our Commonwealth.   “Joe Biden has shown again and again that he knows the challenges facing working people today. Read More

That’s a Wrap: PA AFL-CIO Concludes the 44th Constitutional Convention

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Concludes Our First Ever Virtual Convention (HARRISBURG, PA) The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO wrapped up our 44th Constitutional Convention on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 7.  More than 250 delegates from local unions across the Commonwealth came together to vote on and discuss resolutions and issues impacting workers in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic.  While 43 phenomenal state federation conventions have brought PA unions together in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, we are so proud to have spent our 44th Convention with our union sisters and brothers on Zoom and on Facebook.  In these times of trouble, working people will always find a way to come together. Read More