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In Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, in the spring of 1968 sanitation workers in Memphis, 1,300 members of AFSCME Local 1733 went on strike.  In April Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. joined them and delivered his “I’ve been to the Mountaintop” speech.  It would be his last speech, and his most prophetic.  Read More
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2018 Scholarship Essay Contest

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will be accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Essay Contest.  All entries must be submitted or postmarked by January 31, 2018. Every year the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO offers scholarships to affiliated union members and their families. The criteria for entering are broken up into two categories with different topics for each surrounding an opportunity for students to learn more about the importance of Organized Labor in America. Read More
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Convention 2018 – Hotel Reservation and Vendor Information

The 43rd Constitutional Convention of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will be held April 10-12, 2018 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  Please watch the 2018 Convention News and Updates Page for information on speakers and the following convention events: Tuesday, April 10 – COPE Entertainment Night Wednesday, April 11 – Work and Family Breakfast Wednesday, April 11 – COPE Honoree Dinner Book Your Room Now To make overnight reservations online, visit https://aws.passkey.com/e/49351838 or call the Wyndham directly at 1-888-317-0197 and use our reservation code, “PA AFL-CIO”. Read More

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