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Carnegie Library Workers Vote to Join United Steelworkers!

We are excited to welcome the workers of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to our Pennsylvania Union family! Yesterday, they said “union yes” to the United Steelworkers. Our very own Secretary-Treasurer and Steelworker Frank Snyder sent words of encouragement to the workers as they made their historic decision. Read More


Our brothers and sisters at the AFT-PA issued a statement on Governor Wolf’s announcement on Charter Schools. Currently, Pennsylvania’s charter school laws are among the worst in the country. Here’s what Arthur Steinberg, newly elected President of AFT-PA representing 36,000 educators across the Commonwealth, has to say about the proposal: P “We are very encouraged by Governor Wolf’s announcement today that he will back legislation to address commonsense charter school reforms in Pennsylvania, including transparency requirements, a cap on cyber charter enrollment and a moratorium on new cyber charter schools. Read More

Release: Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Calls for Action on Bruce Mansfield Power Plant as President Trump Visits Monaca

(HARRISBURG, PA) – The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, the state federation of labor unions representing 700,000 working men and women, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, have issued the following joint statement regarding President Donald Trump’s visit to Monaca, PA: “It’s a tale of two cities in western Pennsylvania. Read More

Union members Welcome Senator Bob Casey to the House of Labor

On Tuesday, August 6, United States Senator and longtime worker advocate Bob Casey met with union members at the AFSCME Conference Center in Harrisburg, PA. Union activists and the senator discussed the issues impacting working people and their families across the Commonwealth. Read More

Labor Day Events Across PA – Find One Near You

If your Central Labor Council or Local Union has a Labor Day event you would like listed, please email sshewmaker@paaflcio.org. Labor Day is just around the corner! Pennsylvania union members, Central Labor Councils, Area Labor Federations, and local unions across our Commonwealth are proud to celebrate our Unionism and share that pride with our communities. Read More

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