Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

 

On Friday, April 26th, we will honor those men and women who died from work-related traumatic injury or illness at our 31st Annual Worker's Memorial Day breakfas

The Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO has a Public Sector Committee, led by Tom Tosti, Director of AFSCME District Council 88, and it puts out a newsletter called The Public Interest.

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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.

Recent News

The National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, which takes place every year on the second Saturday in May, is taking place this year on Saturday May 11th. All you need to do to participate is leave a bag of non-perishables at your doorstep and your letter carrier will collect it to be donated to a local food bank.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAYOR KENNEY ENDORSED BY THE PHILADELPHIA COUNCIL AFL-CIO

CONTACT DANNY BAUDER 215-279-4337

AFL-CIO President Pat Eiding had this to say “Four years ago our labor movement had a big decision to make. Our unions needed more cooperation, transparency and leadership from the next mayor. We met together, deliberated and ultimately held a vote to endorse Jim Kenney. Since that endorsement, Mayor Jim Kenney has been proud to wave our union banner and serves our city as an uncompromising champion for working people.”


Margaret A. Browning

The Peggy Browning Fund is a nonprofit organization established in memory of Margaret A. Browning, prominent labor attorney and member of the National Labor Relations Board.

Tomorrow, 2/8, Governor Wolf will be holding a rally to raise the minimum wage in PA! This will be the Governor’s first public event on the minimum wage since announcing his proposal last week and including it in his proposed budget on Tuesday.

When: Friday 2/8, 2:15pm
Where: Frankford Transportation Center, 5223 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia

See you there!