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Unions Are Essential To Innovation and the Future of the Workforce

As new technology continues to transform workplaces, workers must be at the table from the very beginning. The union movement will always stand up for workers at the heart of both established and emerging industries.   Today, the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and IN-2-Market hosted “A Conversation About the Future of SW PA Manufacturing & Decarbonization Hub.”  Union Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls on the University of Pittsburgh to Honor Workers’ Rights

(HARRISBURG) On Friday, April 16, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) issued a decision in favor of the university workers’ right to organize and join a union.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale, and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following statement on behalf of the State Federation’s Executive Council: “This decision is the most recent reaffirmation of Pitt workers’ rights in their years-long fight to join a union. Read More

USW’s Historic Leadership Change and the Soul of the Union Man

Today, the labor movement witnessed an historic leadership change at the United Steelworkers union. Brother Tom Conway, was installed as the new International President upon the retirement of International President Leo Gerard, who served as President since 2005. “Our union’s leadership underwent historic change today, but our core values remain the same,” said Conway, according to a USW press release. Read More