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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
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Attack On Pensions Defeated In The House – But Could Resurface

This afternoon, more than half of House Republicans joined with the entire Democratic caucus in voting down SB1071 by a final tally of 149 (N) to 52 (Y).  We would like to thank the legislators who opposed this terrible legislation today, and we would especially like to acknowledge the thousands of union members across the State who made phones calls and sent emails opposing SB1071 in the final days and hours before this critical vote. Read More