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The Passing of IBEW International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill

(HARRISBURG) – The American Labor Movement has lost a great leader today with the passing of Edwin D. Hill, International President Emeritus of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will always remember with gratitude, the leadership and commitment Brother Ed Hill demonstrated throughout his service to the Pennsylvania union movement. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Will Not Be Deterred By Janus Decision

(HARRISBURG) With today’s 5-4 decision from the United States Supreme Court regarding Janus vs. AFSCME Council 31, the justices have flouted more than four decades of legal precedent, in favor of striking a blow to the rights of working people. The Janus case is just one part of a multi-pronged strategy orchestrated by ultra-right wing and corporate special interests to pick-off union members and suppress workers’ rights through a deceitful campaign. Read More