Venango-Clarion Chapter Labor Council, AFL-CIO

We are one of nearly 500 state and local labor councils of the AFL-CIO and are the heart of the labor movement. We are democratically elected bodies dedicated to represent the interests of working people at the state and local levels. We mobilize our members and community partners to advocate for social and economic justice and we strive daily to vanquish oppression and make our communities better for all people—regardless of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin. 

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

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The following Locals are currently affiliated with the Venango-Clarion Chapter, 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?