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Legislative Recap: The 2015-2016 Session

2016 marks the end of another two-year session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  The 2015-16 legislative session had both successes and setbacks for Pennsylvania’s working people.  Due to an incredible act of cooperation and collaboration between Labor leaders and legislators, progress was made in partially fixing the state’s unemployment compensation system. Read More

It’s Obvious to Everyone that The Motivations are Political and Not Some Kind of Push for Reform

Once again the groups that are pushing the paycheck deception bills have revealed their real intentions and that is to silence the voices of workers. It was reported in the Harrisburg Patriot News and other news organizations that at a so-called “Free Enterprise” Day conference held by the ABC, anti-union contractors,  the entire focus of panel discussions were on pressuring state legislators to pass “Paycheck Protection” bills. Read More