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Raise The Wage PA 2015 Kickoff To Coincide With PA AFL-CIO Legislative Conference & Lobby Day On Feb. 9

Due to the snowstorm that hit earlier this week, and in the interest of public safety, the Raise The Wage PA Kickoff that had been scheduled for Tuesday was postponed, and will now happen on Monday, February 9. Sign-in is at noon at the Grace Methodist Church at 216 State Street in Harrisburg, just a half block from the Capitol. Read More

Variety The Children’s Charity

“Changing the lives of children with disabilities ……, one bike, one child, one family at a time.” Variety, is a children’s charity that provides children with disabilities unique programs, experiences, and equipment, so they may live life to the fullest. Variety’s latest initiative, which began in November of 2012, is called “My Bike”, which has captured the hearts and support of both the families of disabled children and the many labor unions and union members who support this valuable program. Read More

Important Judicial Decision Upholds The Rights Of School Teachers And Employees

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Rules That School Reform Commission (SRC) Cannot Cancel Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) Contract In a significant judicial victory for organized labor, the Commonwealth Court, on Thursday, January 23, affirmed a lower court ruling which had rejected the unilateral cancellation of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers’ collective bargaining agreement by the School Reform Commission. Read More

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