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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


PAID SICK LEAVE WHEREAS, nearly half of full-time private sector workers have no paid sick leave; and Lower wage workers, most of them women, are hit the hardest.  Over three in four low wage workers have no paid sick days; and Ninety-four million workers have no paid sick days to care for a sick child.  Read More