Press Releases

Build Back Better Framework Supports Pennsylvania’s Working Families

Harrisburg, PA) The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, released the following joint statement on President Biden’s Build Back Better Framework: “The Build Back Better plan is a transformational step forward for our Commonwealth and our country.  The Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Stands with SFT Local 1147 Educators Ready to Strike

(HARRISBURG, PA). The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale, and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued statements on Thursday in support of the Scranton Federation of Teachers Local 1147, which has announced its decision to strike next Wednesday, November 3, 2021.   Read More

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Applauds Governor Wolf’s Pro-Worker Package

(HARRISBURG, PA) Across the Commonwealth and the country, working people are rising up to demand better treatment and fair employment.  Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a package that recognizes workers’ rights on the job.  The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO issued the following statements: “We are interested in the Governor’s announcement today.  Read More