Wolf administration commissions study of public sector workplace protections

BY: - April 11, 2022

Experts at Indiana University will conduct the study of the working conditions and safety standards for public sector workers.

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


Safe, reliable, and affordable transit is the fastest route to an equitable society | Opinion

BY: - February 4, 2022

As we honor Rosa Parks and her fight for transit equity, it’s time to put transit funding front and center.

‘These are issues that affect our families’: Pa. Dems call on Congress to pass infrastructure bill

BY: - August 26, 2021

Pa. is set to receive $11.3B for highway construction programs and $1.6B for badly needed bridge repairs and replacements


Congress needs to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act. This is why | Opinion

BY: - March 12, 2021

We call on all of our U.S. senators and representatives to protect the right to organize by voting union YES on the PRO Act. 


We shouldn’t have to choose between a clean environment and more jobs. We can have both | Opinion

BY: - September 1, 2020

We need real dialogue that understands energy jobs and environmental concerns are not mutually exclusive. It's not an either/or proposition.


We need PPE now. And unions will help deliver it | Opinion

BY: - April 22, 2020

Access to health care and testing is workplace safety. And access to personal protective equipment is a workers’ rights issue.

Top Pa. labor leader expresses disappointment with proposed Wolf minimum wage deal

BY: - November 16, 2019

One of the state’s top labor leaders said Friday that Gov. Tom Wolf was tentatively moving to gradually increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour by June 2021. Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO which represents 700,000 union workers, told the Capital-Star that he had reviewed draft language that would increase the wage […]