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.

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

 

Two pieces of legislation will take an important step toward fixing our unjust immigration system by providing permanent protections to vital members of our communities and our unions. Call your senators and urge them to support the Dream Act (S. 264) and the SECURE Act (S. 306) today.

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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:

The AFL-CIO, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the Sindicato Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y de Servicios Movimiento 20/32 (SNITIS) and Public Citizen announced Monday that they have filed the first complaint under the Rapid Response Mechanism of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) against Tridonex, an auto parts factory located in Matamoros in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.