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AFL-CIO’s 2017 Convention Concludes in St. Louis

The National AFL-CIO held its 28th Constitutional Convention in St. Louis, Missouri this week.  Delegates re-elected President Richard Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, and Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre.  The Convention marked a recommitment to organizing, civil rights, voting rights, humane immigration policies, trade policies that put working people first, a worker’s bill of rights, a representative and diverse labor movement that will fight for ALL working people. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Co-Sponsors First Annual Richard L. Trumka Tri-State Shoot In Coplay

The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance, (USA), held a very successful First Annual Richard L. Trumka Tri-State Shoot in Coplay Pennsylvania at the Lehigh Valley Sporting Clays outdoor facility on Saturday August 29. Union outdoor enthusiasts and their families from the Tri-State area had the opportunity to meet President Trumka as they all enjoyed a day of clay shooting. Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 41st Constitutional Convention Adjourns

On the final day of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO convention, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka energized the delegates with a characteristically fiery speech that focused heavily on raising wages for America’s workers.  President Trumka said that raising wages cannot take a back seat to any political party or candidate, saying “Our issues come first now, and they come second.” It was the beginning of a rousing final day of the 2014 convention.  Read More