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Delegates Pass Resolutions at the Constitutional Convention

The delegates of the 44th Constitutional Convention passed the following resolutions from the Education, Union Label, Legislation, Organization, Officers’ Report, Work and Family, Resolutions, Political Action Committees. Learn more here. Education Committee Union Label Committee Legislation Committee Organization Committee Officers Report Committee Work and Family Committee Political Action Committee Read More

PA AFL-CIO 44th Convention Kicks Off on Zoom

HARRISBURG, PA – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 44th Constitutional Convention has gone online, via Zoom. Delegates from labor unions representing more than 700,000 working men and women across our Commonwealth are coming together to address the impact of COVID-19 on worker health and safety and call for action to protect all frontline workers. Read More

Health and Safety Resolutions Pass at PA AFL-CIO Convention

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Health and Safety Committee, chaired by federation vice president Ed Yankovich Jr. (UMWA) presented four resolutions to the delegates of the Constitutional Convention. Fellow committee members also include: Anthony Helfer (UFCW) Vice Chair, Robert McAuliffe (USW) Secretary, Liz Bettinger (USW), Albert Bush (UA), Denny Cregut (USW), Shawn Domienico (SEIU), Todd Eisenhaur (GMP), Phil Glover (AFGE), Richard Heiner (AFSCME), Tim Laveing (IBT), Thomas Mieliso (IUOE), Jim McCloskey (UFCW), Casey Mullooly (UMWA), John Renwick (ATU), Clay Roach (BAC), Craig Romanovich (UWUA), Ralph Sicuro (IAFF), Robert Speer (IBEW). Read More

Pennsylvania Unions Doing Their Part in Voluntary Retooling, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Reports

(HARRISBURG) Pennsylvania faces major shortages in our healthcare system response.  Pennsylvania workers are ready to do their part.  Now, unions are working with companies, to ensure a successful and swift transition in manufacturing to produce the personal protective equipment and ventilators in short supply. Read More

PENNSYLVANIA AFL-CIO ENCOURAGES VOTE BY MAIL FOLLOWING PRIMARY ELECTION MOVE

(HARRISBURG) – Last week, Governor Tom Wolf approved moving the Pennsylvania Primary Election date to June 2, 2020.  This election cycle is the first since Act 77 was made into law last year, granting Pennsylvanians the more inclusive and accessible voting options.  Read More

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