On this Labor Day, unions are stronger than ever | Daniel P. Bauder

BY: - September 4, 2023

Most of us have a morning routine. Wake up, take a shower, make sure the kids are up and getting ready for school. Soon enough, everyone is fed and dressed and ready to head out the door to start the day. In a city like Philadelphia, most of us choose public transit to get to […]

President Biden to visit Philadelphia on Labor Day

BY: - September 1, 2023

President Joe Biden will make his seventh visit to Philadelphia this year on Labor Day, the White House reported Friday. AFL-CIO Philadelphia spokesperson Maggie Mullooly confirmed that the president will attend a rally ahead of the organization’s Labor Day parade, beginning at 9:15 a.m. on Monday. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the rally will be […]

Labor leader Shuler touts union support as possible auto strikes loom

BY: - August 29, 2023

In Shuler’s comments Tuesday at the AFL-CIO’s first State of the Unions event in Washington, she cited polling that showed support for unions cut across party lines. The AFL-CIO commissioned a poll by GBAO, a Democratic polling and research firm, that found 91% of Democratic respondents and 52% of Republicans approved of unions, with even higher numbers supporting the right to strike.

Ahead of Philadelphia visit, labor vows ‘largest ever’ 2024 ground game for Biden, Harris

BY: - June 16, 2023

'Pennsylvania is a critical state in presidential politics. And we wanted to be someplace that really speaks to what the labor movement is all about,' an AFL-CIO spokesperson said.

AFL-CIO treasurer Frank Snyder speaks at a 2020 rally in Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania labor federation requests investigation into workplace harassment allegations

BY: - April 11, 2022

The state AFL-CIO's newly elected president was accused on social media of verbally abusing female staff

AFL-CIO president will host NAFTA town hall in Pittsburgh

BY: - June 12, 2019

By Derek Robertson The president of the nation’s largest labor union announced Tuesday that he will hold a series of town halls about “union members’ struggles under NAFTA, and what working people want to see from the administration’s proposed USMCA [United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement].” The AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka will travel to Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan over […]

Pennsylvania’s public workers don’t have workplace safety protections. This bill would change that

BY: - April 29, 2019

For 577,000 Pennsylvanians, no state agency oversees their workplace safety. Legislation that's being pushed by organized labor and its allies would change that.