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Remember that tomorrow, Tuesday, May 21 is Election Day in Philadelphia! Make a plan to vote!

Every year, UALE sponsors 4 regional “women’s schools”.

Today, May 6th, unions from all over the Commonwealth joined together in Harrisburg to save good union jobs in the nuclear industry.

Growing up in rural Kentucky, Augusta Thomas witnessed the extreme measures elected officials would take to prevent African-American men from voting.
Culinary worker Brittany Bronson talks not only about the benefits of joining her union, but also about the opportunities being part of a unionized workforce offer women, particularly women who have long careers in the workforce.

Anniversaries can be celebratory or somber. Today we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and it is the kind of anniversary in which we hail the success of the act, while also acknowledging the deficiencies in our democracy that make the full act necessary.