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A New CLUW Chapter in Pennsylvania!

We want to congratulate our sisters in the York-Adams Central Labor Council, who were granted their official chapter charter this week!  They join Pennsylvania’s seven other CLUW sister chapters: Central PA, Laurel Highlands, Neshaminy-Bucks, Northeast PA, Philadelphia, and Southwest PA. We encourage all union brothers and sisters to show their support for equality in the workplace, join your local CLUW chapter and get involved! Read More

Make Your Spring Holiday Union-Made!

Next week, marks the start of Spring holidays and lots of chocolate for many across Pennsylvania. Passover will be celebrated from Friday, April 19 – Saturday, April 27. Easter Bunnies are dropping by on Sunday, April 21, and for our Orthodox sisters and brothers on Sunday, April 28. Read More

AG Shapiro and Labor Leaders Hold Roundtable Discussion

This week, Attorney General Josh Shapiro joined Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, and a round table of labor leaders to discuss the implications of the UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) and Highmark dispute affecting thousands of workers across our Commonwealth. Read More

Labor Education Plays Key Role for Future of Unions

This week, the United Association for Labor Education held its 2019 Annual Conference in Philadelphia. This year’s theme centered on the intersection of Labor and Social Movements. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale was proud to kick off the event and welcome labor educators from around the country to our Commonwealth. Read More

ICYMI: Equal Pay Day

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 marked Equal Pay Day. This is the average length of additional time a woman must work in order to make what a man makes in a year. So what an average man makes between January 1 and December 31, 2018, an average woman must work until April 2nd, 2019 to match. Read More

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