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Join us for the 34th Annual Tri-State Labor Day Parade and Family Celebration!

Tomorrow, May 18th, 2021 is the Primary Election!

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:

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.

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? What can the AFL-CIO do to rebuild the labor movement?

Karima Howard has been a member of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 85 for 21 years. Born in Aliquippa, she is a union steel mill baby.  She currently serves as the Recording Secretary of the local, the first African-American woman to do so, and is the Reading Clerk of the Allegheny-Fayette Central Labor Council.  

 

It was deeply disappointing that just days after our nation paid homage to the great civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday, the same senators who praised his name struck down critical legislation that would have strengthened our election systems and ensured every American has the fundamental right to vote.

(HARRISBURG, PA) Today, Governor Tom Wolf delivered his final budget address.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following statements:

 

On Wednesday, January 12, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO hosted their first Labor 2022 retreat of the new year in Hershey, PA.  The meeting convened affiliate union leaders from across the Commonwealth to discuss the strategy for the 2022 campaign cycle.