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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Issues Comment on Governor’s Budget Address

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Issues Comment on Governor’ Budget Address (HARRISBURG) – In response to today’s budget address, the officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following response: The key to Pennsylvania’s economic prosperity is an investment in our workforce.  Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Release of Workforce Command Center Report

(HARRISBURG) The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, joined Governor Tom Wolf at today’s press conference on the findings of the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. Unions are an essential stakeholder in the training and development of our Commonwealth’s workforce.  The Pennsylvania Labor Movement is committed to the advancement and support of all workers, regardless of employer or background.  The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is proud to join Governor Wolf in this initiative to create family-sustaining jobs for a highly-trained and sophisticated workforce able to meet the challenges of the 21st century economy. Read More

ICYMI: Governor’s Workforce Command Center Draws Bipartisan Support

This week, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order establishing the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center to help our Commonwealth build the strongest workforce in the nation.  The Governor appointed President Rick Bloomingdale to as a Command Center co-chair.  The Pennsylvania union movement is committed to playing a key role in preparing Pennsylvania workers for the jobs of the future. Read More