Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

 

 

John Sweeney, who led an era of transformative change in America’s labor movement, passed away Feb. 1 at the age of 86.

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discusses why America needs a strong labor movement and how the Biden administration is committed to strengthening unions.

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On Tuesday, August 25, postal workers will take action across America with one clear message – #SaveThePostOffice.

 

Working people need laws that protect our rights to organize, keep us safe at work, and advance racial and economic justice. Tell our elected leaders to pass laws that put working people first.

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If you haven't voted, you still have until 8pm tonight!

If you have your filled out ballot with BOTH ENVELOPES: bring the ballot to a drop box or satellite locations (here is an updated list compiled by UNITE HERE: https://www.uniteherephilly.org/early-voting-mail-in-ballot-information/)

**Keep in mind: Ballot boxes close at 8pm SHARP regardless of whether there is a line! If you are cutting it close, go to a satellite location.

Remember that tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day in Philadelphia! Make a plan to vote!

For more information and to find your polling location, visit www.votespa.com.

About the Fund Our Facilities Coalition

“Fund our Facilities” is a coalition of elected leaders, labor organizations, and community groups focused on securing funding for improvements to school buildings.

For $170 million, environmental hazards across the School District of Philadelphia’s more than 200 buildings can be remediated to the point that every school will be safe, healthy, and clean. This dollar figure addresses the following needs:

This afternoon, leaders of the labor movement gathered at the White House to meet with President Biden and Vice President Harris about our shared goal of revitalizing America’s infrastructure.