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Unions Hold Press Conferences Around PA, Call for Action on HB1082

Pennsylvania Workers and Their Unions Call For Action on Worker Safety and Health (HARRISBURG) — Today, workers and their unions, supported by local governments around the Commonwealth, held seven press conferences across the Commonwealth asking for action in the General Assembly on House Bill 1082 and Senate Bill 464.  Events were held in Philadelphia, Scranton, Reading, Harrisburg, Ebensburg, Pittsburgh, and Erie. Read More

Letter To The General Assembly Regarding Public Pensions

Yesterday, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and PSEA President Mike Crossey sent the following letter to all members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, urging them to do the right thing regarding pension “reform.” September 26, 2013 Dear Members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly: We are writing to you as a coalition of ten organizations representing more than 500,000 teachers, law enforcement officers, firefighters, nurses and other middle class Pennsylvanians who are committed to retirement security for all, as well as the long-term sustainability our economy, and the Commonwealth’s pension system. Read More