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.

(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

On Wednesday, January 12, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO hosted their first Labor 2022 retreat of the new year in Hershey, PA.  The meeti


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Did you know: Every hour, 14 workers die as a result of a catastrophic workplace injury or disease. This translates to 342 preventable deaths a year.

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.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO LABOR 2022 with White Keystone logo

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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Announces Primary Endorsements for the 2022 Cycle

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?

Schedule of Events

Monday, March 28th, 2022                                             

  • 8:00 AM-8:00 PM – Delegate Registration
  • 8:00 PM – Delegate Reception


Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

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.

Central Labor Councils across Pennsylvania are hosting and participating in community service events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We hope that you can find a way to show your solidarity in the fight against racism and give back in service to your community.