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So-Called Paycheck ‘Protection’ Bills Pass Through State Government Committee

A “cowardly attack” on the rights of Pennsylvania’s working people. Today, the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee passed House Bill 1174 and Senate Bill 166.  The Officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO made the following statements: “The State Government Committee of the Pennsylvania House launched a cowardly and shameful attack on the first amendment rights of working people and the security of their unions.   Read More

Supporters of Minimum Wage Say Now is the time for $10.10. Raise the Wage PA Supporters Deliver 10,000 Signatures Supporting Raise in Minimum Wage

More than 100 members of the Raise the Wage Pa minimum wage coalition met with Governor Tom Wolf and presented petitions containing over 10,000 signatures of Pennsylvanians who support increasing Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. Governor Wolf who has proposed a $10.10 increase in his budget, met with coalition members in his office and encouraged them to continue pushing hard to convince Republican leaders to allow legislators to vote on the legislation. Read More