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Rep. Metcalfe

Take Action! Stop Paycheck Protection Now!

For the past several years, union members have been fighting hard against anti-union legislation that seeks to silence public workers in Pennsylvania.  The so-called ‘Paycheck Protection’ bill follows the same strategy that Governor Walker used against teachers, nurses, and first responders in Wisconsin, and which ultimately led to Wisconsin becoming a Right to Work state. Read More

Organized Labor Takes The High Road This Week In Submitting Written Testimony To Disarm A Politically Charged Atmosphere Of Rhetoric And Hatred By Right Wing Groups

On Thursday Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President submitted written testimony on behalf of several unions to avoid a circus like committee hearing conducted by State Representative Daryl Metcalfe on House Bill 1507 paycheck deception bill. The testimony was submitted on behalf of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, AFSCME Council 13, AFT Pennsylvania, PSEA, SEIU State Council and UFCW 1776 to set the record straight with the facts and to counter the myths of the corporate front groups that are trying to silence the voice of working families. Read More