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John Sweeney, who led an era of transformative change in America’s labor movement, passed away Feb. 1 at the age of 86.

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discusses why America needs a strong labor movement and how the Biden administration is committed to strengthening unions.

So America today needs more than anything solidarity and human dignity — the church's core teachings.

OSHA Removes Information of Workplace Deaths from Homepage

The mission of the Occupation Health and Safety Administration, or OSHA, is “to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance.” As part of their work, they maintained a prominent public list to acknowledge lives lost on the job.

 

The safest way to vote this year is to vote by mail. During the Civil War Americans used the mail to vote, and the post office has been essential to our democracy ever since. 

 

 

If you have not requested your mail-in ballot yet you should request it immediately, you only have until October 27th. Click here to request a mail-in ballot in Pennsylvania. 

 

 

Ryan Boyer grew up in a strong Union household and remembers playing in union halls as a child. He would accompany his father and mother, both Union members who served their sisters and brothers in work and in their community.

 

 

Today, Ryan is the Business Manager of Laborer’s International Union of North America Business Council (LiUNA) of Philadelphia and Vicinity. He is also the African American Caucus President and Special International Representative of LiUNA.

 

 

Restricted and Suspended Legal Immigration

The xenophobia of Donald Trump has been well documented throughout much of his career in real estate and in politics. The policies that develop from these ideas strike against the foundation of the United States of America. 

 

Weakened Union Elections

The Trump Administration knows that solidarity is the only way to protect our Democracy from tyranny. It is why they sow division and unrest wherever they can, especially within Unions.

 

Today is the Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania. Take a moment to look now, be sure you are a registered voter, and that all your information is up to date and correct.

Thousands of Union Members across Pennsylvania have been working tirelessly to bring attention to great Labor candidates. County after county, from Allegheny to Reading, Montgomery to Lawrence. Union Members are showing up and showing out for this all-important election.

 

Have You signed up to volunteer yet? What are You waiting for? There are a variety of ways You can help get out the vote for pro-labor candidates this year.