Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO


Teachers at Los Angeles schools, including a few charter schools, began striking on Monday January 14th.

United Way, one of the AFL-CIO's national partners, supports 2-1-1, a free nationwide information and referral line that helps people find local resources they may be eligible for.

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Vita Healthcare Group is slashing wages at Somerton Center and Garden Spring Center nursing homes and making healthcare unaffordable for their families. We demand Vita Healthcare end the lowering of standards at our nursing homes and begin investing in them. Stand with us.

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Join Young Organized Philly, the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO's young workers committee, for a membership drive event!

Click here for the flyer. Please share with your young members, aged 45 and under!

WHEN: February 9, 2019, 2PM-6PM

WHERE: Haute Restaurant, 1420 Locust St.

The House of Representatives passed reasonable, commonsense legislation to reopen and fund the government. But Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans refuse to bring it up for a vote.

Every day the federal government stays closed, hundreds of thousands of dedicated public employees go without pay.

That means 800,000 federal workers are in limbo, out of work or furloughed without a paycheck.

The North Philadelphia Health System Department of Behavioral medicine is seeking Counselors at all levels (Assistant, I, III, III) with thorough knowledge of principles and practices of counseling techniques as they apply to drug and/or alcohol abuse, physical behavioral and emotional characteristics and manifestations of drug and alcohol dependency and individual and group behavior.

These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement through our affiliate Service Employees International Union Local 668.

The Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey are hiring a Labor Liaison.

The Labor Liaison is responsible for facilitating and managing a positive collaborative relationship between United Way and the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO and any/all union partnerships.  The liaison supports activities, community relationships, fundraising, and outreach programs that reflect the shared priorities of these organizations.