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PA AFL-CIO 2017 COPE Institute Details

Shippensburg: AUGUST 18-20, 2017 The Committee on Political Education (COPE) is a longstanding program of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO. Its mission remains the faithful education, training, and mobilization of union members on current political and policy issues.  This year’s conference come at a time of heightened political activism across the nation, spawned in part by a new wave of attacks on workers’ rights and civil liberties.   Read More
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Verizon Strike Update: How To Help

After ten months trying to reach a fair contract, nearly 40,000 men and women who work at Verizon went on strike on April 13 to protect good jobs and to ensure quality service.  These past six weeks have been difficult, but the strike will continue, and our Brothers and Sisters from the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) should know that the entire Labor Movement is standing alongside them in this fight; and it’s important for all of us to realize that these striking workers are standing up for all workers right now. Read More