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Freedom of the Press is a Union Issue.

This week the Newsguild of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette issued a call to action to support journalist of color who has been kept from reporting on racial justice protests across the city. “This comes after more than three years of stalled contract negotiations, pushed by a union-busting Tennessee law firm milking every last cent from the Block family, which owns the paper, while journalists suffer economically.” The Newsguild, CWA District 2-13 stated in a public letter. Read More

We’re Out. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Moves Union Convention From Philadelphia to Pittsburgh Over Labor Dispute.

(HARRISBURG, PA) In the first week of April, hundreds of labor leaders and union officials from across the Commonwealth were set to gather in the City of Brotherly Love for the 44th Constitutional Convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO.  Last week, the statewide federation of labor unions canceled the contract with the Philadelphia 201 Hotel due to a labor dispute between the Hotel and UNITE HERE 274.  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