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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Thanks Secretary Kathy Manderino for Her Service to Pennsylvania’s Working People

The Officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO congratulate Robert O’Brien on appointment to Acting Secretary (Harrisburg, PA) – The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following statement on the announcement of Secretary Kathy Manderino’s departure from the Department of Labor and Industry: “We thank Secretary Kathy Manderino for her dedication and commitment to the working people of Pennsylvania. Read More
HB1082 Press Conference

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale Testifies on Lack of Safety Standards for Public Sector Workers

Today, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale testified before the PA House Labor and Industry Committee in support of House Bill 1082, the Jake Schwab Worker’s Protection Bill. The bill, introduced by Representative Patrick Harkins, extends the safety standards and workplace protections put in place by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) to public sector employees. Read More