Southwestern Pennsylvania ALF

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President Nina Esposito-Visgitis Leading the Way in Pittsburgh For Member Engagement

2018 has been a remarkable and busy year for the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Local 400.  President Nina Esposito-Visgitis has weathered the storm of the Janus decision, a nationwide tide-turning for teachers’ unions, negotiated a contract, embarked on a rigorous recommitment campaign and thrown in for the most important Pennsylvania election cycle in years. Read More

PA House Labor and Industry Committee Excludes Workers from Discussion on Overtime Pay

(Harrisburg) On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the House Labor and Industry Committee chaired by Representative Rob Kauffman, stacked the deck against the working people of Pennsylvania by excluding workers and their representatives from the Public Hearing on the proposed minimum wage/overtime regulation.  Read More