Out-of-state billionaires, wealthy corporations and Tea Party supporters are pushing bills that would silence the voices of teachers and other middle-class Pennsylvanians. Sign up to stop the attacks on payroll deductions.More
Out-of-state billionaires and corporate special interests are pushing bills to outlaw payroll deductions for state and school employees, while continuing to allow deductions that go to insurance companies, banks, credit unions, investment companies and charities. Click here to urge legislators to vote NO on bills that would silence workers and middle-class families.
Labor leaders across PA issued an urgent appeal to union members to stop bills that would end payroll deduction of union dues for public employees and effectively silences our voices in the workplace and in the political arena. Don't let outsiders push their anti-worker, anti-union agenda in Pennsylvania. Stop paycheck deception in PA. Read AFTPA's position here. (Website registration required)
Members of the Alliance of Charter School Employees at Wakisha Charter School in Philadelphia (AFTPA Local 6056) ratified a new union contract unanimously.
The conventional wisdom that young workers don’t care about pensions was turned on its ear by the Great Recession. A Towers Watson survey found that people under 40 are working for and staying with employers that provide defined benefit (DB) pensions. Find out why retirement security matters to younger employees, too.
“Moving crews” in jumpsuits and dozens of protesters in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh greeting Gov. Corbett with chants of "One Term Tom" has the unpopular governor toured the state on a re-election campaign kickoff tour. As a U-Haul moving truck circled the blocks bearing a sign that read "Send Corbett Packing" education advocates exposed the devastating impact Corbett's billion-dollar-budget-cuts have had on schools across the state.