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The NWPA ALF and Paul Pelc from USW 1917are working collaboratively with Reverend Gary Manning on his dream of getting a sign honoring Martin Luther King Jr., completed and placed in front of the S

Karima Howard has been a member of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85 for 21 years. Born in Aliquippa, she is a union steel mill baby.

Liz Shuler is the first woman ever elected president of the AFL-CIO.

She took over a time when the world of work has been turned upside down.

Union organizing is happening in some unexpected places, and sometimes in ways that disrupt the traditional union playbook.

The following Locals are currently affiliated with the Erie-Crawford CLC, where available we have included the links to the website of the affiliate and in the event, we could not find a website but found that they had a Facebook page we included that link for your convenience.

GOOD NEWS!!! The members of the New Kennsington-Arnold Education Association which is affiliated with PSEA and who were scheduled to begin their strike on Monday, April 11th,  reached A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT late last night. A strike has been averted.  They will be sending out a press release later today and will also let you know when both parties have ratified.

LABOR PRESS: You’ve been given such a huge responsibility now, with the death of your friend Rich Trumka [In August she was appointed to serve the remainder of his term.] But the entire time you’ve been involved, labor has been struggling to come back. Do you have a secret plan? What can the AFL-CIO do to rebuild the labor movement?

It was deeply disappointing that just days after our nation paid homage to the great civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday, the same senators who praised his name struck down critical legislation that would have strengthened our election systems and ensured every American has the fundamental right to vote.

(HARRISBURG, PA) Today, Governor Tom Wolf delivered his final budget address.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following statements:

 

PLEASE TAKE A MINUTE AND MAKE A CALL IN SOLIDARITY WITH OUR UNION MEMBERS AT THE USPS. THEY NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE THE USPS.