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Over 31,000 members of the UFCW who work at over 240 Stop & Shop stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut have gone on strike after the company proposed completely unr

On Wednesday, April 17th, the Philadelphia Commission for Women will have a Town Hall regarding Dignity for Domestic Workers.

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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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On Wednesday, April 17th, join the International Labour Organization (ILO) for a panel discussion entitled "In Conditions of Freedom and Dignity: Decent Work for Tomorrow's Workers." This event follows a plenary session and panel discussions at the Temple University Fox School of Business earlier in the day, organized to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ILO.

This Tax Day, April 15th, join APWU Local 89 for a rally to tell the public that the US Postal Service uses NO tax dollars to run, and that US Mail is Not For Sale!

Location: Philadelphia City Hall (North Apron)
Date: Monday, April 15th, 2019
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

APWU Local 89 invites all unions, postal employees, politicians, and the public to join in their fight to save post offices.

On Saturday, April 27th, the A. Philip Randolph Institute Philadelphia Chapter will be having their Membership Mixer at T-Bird Lanes (5830 Castor Ave. Philadelphia PA 19149). The bowling party will be taking place from 1pm to 5pm, and tickets cost $25.

The Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO is proud to announce its endorsement of the following candidates for the 2019 Primary Election.