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Unlawful: Employers Violate Laws in 41.5% of Union Elections, EPI Reports

This week the Economic Policy Institute released a report analyzing the role of employers in union elections under the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) supervision. Their findings were startling; employers violated federal law in 41.5% of union elections. Here’s what you need to know — What this report finds: The data show that U.S. Read More

This Week: Organizing Victories for IATSE, SAG-AFTRA

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO congratulates the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 3 and SAG-AFTRA on their successful organizing campaign at the John Heinz Historical Center in Pittsburgh and at WHYY in Philadelphia! This is an exciting time for the Union Movement and we wholeheartedly support every worker in their fight for dignity on the job. Read More

UFCW 1776 KS Welcomes Vireo Workers to Cannabis Division

On October 2nd, Vireo Health International employees voted to approve their first union contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 Keystone State. This marks the first major contract ratification in the medical cannabis industry in Pennsylvania!  The three-year contract “sets up a grievance procedure, contains comprehensive safety language, provides access to affordable and quality healthcare, guarantees wage increases, and includes an employer-funded retirement plan”. Read More