Right-wing foundations are pushing bills outlawing union payroll deductions. HB 1507/SB 1034 would deny us a voice at work and on key issues. Click here to stop the attacks on PA's middle class.More
Out-of-state billionaires and corporate special interests are pushing bills to outlaw union payroll deductions for state and school employees, while continuing to allow deductions that go to insurance companies, banks, credit unions, investment companies and charities. Urge your legislators to vote NO on bills that would silence workers and the middle-class.
Urge your State Senator and Representative to VOTE NO on HB 1507/SB 1034, which would outlaw payroll deductions for union dues, voluntary political contributions and fair-share fees for school and state employees and effectively silence our voices in the workplace and on public policies that affect our students, families and jobs.
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.