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USW International President Leo Gerard Lifts Up America’s Industrial Heartland

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO’s 43rd Constitutional Convention welcomed International President Leo Gerard, of the United Steelworkers.  His remarks contained a powerful call for unity and collective action, an embrace of contemporary social and economic justice movements, and emphasized the impact the labor movement must have in the future of America’s manufacturing industry. Read More

Working People United Against Donald Trump in PA

As Donald Trump makes campaign stops in Ambridge and Wilkes-Barre, PA today, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO made the following statements: “Working people in Pennsylvania can’t risk Donald Trump’s dangerous and divisive agenda.  Whether he’s bragging about sexual assault or using cheap imported steel to construct his buildings, Donald Trump continues to prove he’s unfit to be president.  Read More

Arcelormittal Workers In Steelton, PA Join In The Nationwide Actions Demonstrating Unity And Strength In The Challenges They Are Facing

Over 150 members of USW Local 1688, wearing their navy blue and gold tee-shirts emblazoned with the message “Solidarity in Steel” and carrying signs reading “Fair Contract Now”, sent a clear message of unity and strength to the ArcelorMittal offices, located across the street from the mill in Steelton, Pennsylvania. Read More