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“…And A Union” For McDonald’s Workers Takes Big Step Forward With Decision By National Labor Relations Board

A major victory for fast food workers in forming unions at McDonalds, Burger King and other franchises took a big step forward yesterday with a landmark decision by  the National Labor Relations Board in a case involving a Teamsters organizing campaign at a waste management company. Read More

In Memoriam: Jim Klingensmith

Jim Klingensmith Executive Vice President of the Allegheny County Labor Council March 17, 1941 – August 22, 2015 On behalf of all of the members of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council and all of the union members we represent we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of Jim Klingensmith who passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 22. Read More

Pennsylvania Launches Online Voter Registration To Increase Efficiency And Offer Convenience

Thank you Governor Wolf for bringing Pennsylvania’s voter registration into the 21st century. Online voter registration became a reality for Pennsylvania voters this week.  The online registration application, hosted by the Department of State, is now available for use by eligible citizens at register.votesPA.com. Read More

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