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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale Appointed to Governor’s Middle Class Task Force

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale has been appointed to serve on Governor Tom Wolf’s Middle ClassTask Force. In response, he issued the following statement: “It is an honor to serve on the Governor’s Middle Class Task Force. This is an exciting opportunity for worker advocates, businesses, legislators and community organizations to come together to hear the concerns of working people. 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