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Penn State Labor Activist Academy is a series of labor education workshops designed to better equip labor union stewards, labor activists, and leaders to meet the challenges facing today’s labor movement. Classes start October 11, 2022!

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This November, organized labor will combat the power of organized money. We’re voting to protect our freedoms—and our voices will be heard. Register to vote, check your voter registration or request a mail-in ballot today!

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We support candidates that focus as the issues our members care about – better pay and benefits, secure retirements, gender equality, workplace health and safety, high quality public education, and civil rights among others. 

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AFL-CIO president Liz Shuler on the future of America's labor movement

19 Apr, 2022

Liz Shuler is the first woman ever elected president of the AFL-CIO.

She took over a time when the world of work has been turned upside down.

Union organizing is happening in some unexpected places, and sometimes in ways that disrupt the traditional union playbook.

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Homecoming for Liz Shuler

04 Apr, 2022

LABOR PRESS: You’ve been given such a huge responsibility now, with the death of your friend Rich Trumka [In August she was appointed to serve the remainder of his term.] But the entire time you’ve been involved, labor has been struggling to come back. Do you have a secret plan?

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