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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council Endorses State Appellate Court Candidates in 2021 Primary

Today, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Executive Council’s officers and vice presidents, representing more than 700,000 working people across the Commonwealth, issued its primary candidate endorsements for Pennsylvania’s Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Courts.  Endorsed candidates must receive a two-thirds supermajority vote of the Council. Read More

Vote YES on Ballot Question Amending the Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO urges you to vote “yes” on the “Amending the Mandatory Judicial Retirement Age” section of this November 8’s ballot.  Presently, the Pennsylvania Constitution provides that justices, judges, and justices of the peace (i.e. magisterial district judges) be retired on the last day of the calendar year in which they reach age 70.   Read More