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No New NAFTA 2.0 Till It’s Fixed!

On Thursday, August 1st, Vice President Mike Pence visited Pennsylvania to promote the USMCA trade proposal, i.e. NAFTA 2.), at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and The Manitowoc Company.  The USMCA is no better than NAFTA and has many of the very same flaws.  This trade deal DOES NOT protect workers, in the US, Canada or Mexico.  In May, Pennsylvania’s State Legislature voted on a House Resolution 248, calling on Congress to ratify the USMCA.  Read More

Take Action: Call Congress Today!

Today: Stand up for our public Postal Service. It’s time to protect America’s most cherished institution. We are telling our elected representatives to pass the USPS Fairness Act. Call your member of Congress by dialing (844) 402-1001 right now! There are several hundred federal agencies, but only one is mandated to pre-fund its employees’ future healthcare benefits: the Postal Service. Read More

It really is time to raise the minimum wage.

Union members, community activists, and state legislators gathered together in the Capitol Rotunda to issue Call to Action to Pennsylvania’s workers. It’s time we raised the minimum wage! “You can only make progress by fighting for progress”- AFL-CIO President George Meany There is nothing more transformative than the power of working people coming together in solidarity. Read More