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Pennsylvania is making progress, but there’s still a long way to go

By President Rick Bloomingdale, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO During this time of the year, the Labor movement and working people across the globe honor the contributions of the men and women who build our economies.  On April 28th, we observe Workers’ Memorial Day in the United States, marking the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and commemorate the lives of working people lost on the job due to workplace injuries or illnesses.  Read More
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This Thursday Is Workers’ Memorial Day, Find An Event Near You

Workers’ Memorial Day is an important symbol of our ongoing fight for safe workplaces, so that every worker can go to work and return home safe and healthy at the end of the day.  Every April 28th, unions and community organizations, workers and central labor bodies hold events to remember those who have died, and to renew our conviction to continue the fight for workers.   Read More