Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

 

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MAYOR KENNEY ENDORSED BY THE PHILADELPHIA COUNCIL AFL-CIO

CONTACT DANNY BAUDER 215-279-4337

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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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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!

Teachers at Los Angeles schools, including a few charter schools, began striking on Monday January 14th. The community is turning out in full force in support, and the teachers won't stand down until an agreement is reached.

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. The number operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

2-1-1 can be accessed by phone or computer. A toll-free call to 2-1-1 connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide critical services to eligible individuals, including: