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Here’s how we can participate and support the Black Friday Day of Actions in Support of Walmart Workers

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) and the AFL-CIO are sponsoring the National Day of Action Black Friday events in support of workers at Walmart. Thousands of Walmart workers are attempting to organize for a voice at work. In 2012, the first year of the Black Friday Day of Action, an impressive 1,200 actions were held by workers and supporters across the nation. Read More

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe Stepping Down

American Postal Workers Union (APWU) President Mark Dimondstein welcomed today’s news that Postmaster General Donahue is stepping down as the Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service. The announcement was sudden and on the day that thousands of union workers who deliver the mail to homes and businesses each day are holding massive rallies across the United States to draw public attention to the latest plans proposed by Donahoe that would severely curtail postal services and permanently damage the U.S. Read More
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Democratic And Republican State Legislators Elect Their Leaders For 2015-2016 Legislative Session

On Wednesday November 12, 2014, Republican and Democratic Legislators held leadership elections for the 2015-16 Legislative session which will begin in January. House Republicans, who will have a 119 – 84 majority, voted to elect  Republican Majority Leader Mike Turzai, the “Speaker Designee” positioning him to take the role of Speaker of the House when the 2015 -16 session begins.  Read More

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