Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

 

 

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka discusses why America needs a strong labor movement and how the Biden administration is committed to strengthening unions.

It is the right of every registered voter to cast their vote, whether you choose to vote by mail or in person.

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On Tuesday, August 25, postal workers will take action across America with one clear message – #SaveThePostOffice.

 

Working people deserve real relief from COVID-19, which has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans and left millions unemployed through no fault of their own. Tell your senators now is the time for the HEROES Act.

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If you haven't voted, you still have until 8pm tonight!

If you have your filled out ballot with BOTH ENVELOPES: bring the ballot to a drop box or satellite locations (here is an updated list compiled by UNITE HERE: https://www.uniteherephilly.org/early-voting-mail-in-ballot-information/)

**Keep in mind: Ballot boxes close at 8pm SHARP regardless of whether there is a line! If you are cutting it close, go to a satellite location.

Remember that tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day in Philadelphia! Make a plan to vote!

For more information and to find your polling location, visit www.votespa.com.

About the Fund Our Facilities Coalition

“Fund our Facilities” is a coalition of elected leaders, labor organizations, and community groups focused on securing funding for improvements to school buildings.

For $170 million, environmental hazards across the School District of Philadelphia’s more than 200 buildings can be remediated to the point that every school will be safe, healthy, and clean. This dollar figure addresses the following needs:

Makaelah Murray, a student athlete at Howard University in Washington, D.C., is among the 2020 Union Plus Scholarship winners. Murray is a biology major at Howard and a member of the women’s soccer program. She graduated with honors from San Joaquin Delta College and aspires to become an orthopedic surgeon to help other athletes like her recover from their injuries. While at Delta, she completed, with distinction, the Leadership Education for Aspiring Physicians (LEAP) program at the Stanford University School of Medicine.