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Labor Unions Support Overtime Pay for Misclassified and Exempt Workers

This week, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO in Harrisburg and the IBEW Local 56 in Erie hosted round table discussions on Governor Wolf’s proposed rule change expanding overtime eligibility with labor leaders, union members from across the movement. Members and leaders from UE, Roofers, UA, SEIU, CWA and more gathered to share their experiences on overtime work with representatives from the PA Department of Labor and Industry.  Currently, many salaried workers often fall into the administrative, executive and professional exemption from overtime pay. Read More

It really is time to raise the minimum wage.

Union members, community activists, and state legislators gathered together in the Capitol Rotunda to issue Call to Action to Pennsylvania’s workers. It’s time we raised the minimum wage! “You can only make progress by fighting for progress”- AFL-CIO President George Meany There is nothing more transformative than the power of working people coming together in solidarity. Read More