Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council

 

The NWPA Area Labor Federation is excited to be able to offer the following classes via ZOOM.

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Two pieces of legislation will take an important step toward fixing our unjust immigration system by providing permanent protections to vital members of our communities and our unions. Call your senators and urge them to support the Dream Act (S. 264) and the SECURE Act (S. 306) today.

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Recent News

Below are links to PDFs (Picture Data Formatted) files of the Union Bug editions. As new editions are available we will include the links for your convenience.

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We want to WARN EVERYONE, the NWPA Area Labor Federation, AFL-CIO has recently experienced a scammer using our information though not totally accurate. They created an email for Andrew Harkulich, the top officer of our organization. The scammers are using it as they attempt to gain money/gift cards from people. These money/gift cards are supposedly going to benefit veterans. The email looked official enough that one of our officers replied to the email a few times.

Lisa Pedersen of Revere, Massachusetts, has been a United Steelworkers (USW) member for 34 years. As “the first girl in [her] area” when she started as a gas leak investigator and repair person for the National Grid, Pedersen is used to being a leader. She is now a “working leader” at the National Grid, and her union loyalty and leadership instincts have particularly shone during the past couple of years.

Today, the AFL-CIO and GBAO released a nationwide poll of registered voters that found more than three-quarters of Americans support workers’ efforts to organize a union at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The findings come days after voting closed in the organizing drive and demonstrate a significant rise in public support.