President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO comes on the program to discuss how crazy the districts in Pennsylvania are and why it makes sense that the courts have determined that the way that the lines are drawn now is unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale joins us to talk about the upcoming Janice vs. AFSCME supreme court case in February, the implications this could have for public sector unions around the country, and how we need to stand together in a united front.
Rick Bloomingdale, President of the PA AFL-CIO comes on the program to talk about the great victory that was the shutting down of the paycheck deception, which was a bill to stop public sector unions from being able to collect dues through paychecks. Luckily the bill wasn’t just pulled, but it was voted on and shot down.
Rick Bloomingdale, President of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO discusses the Pennsylvania budget and the upcoming Supreme Court hearing on dues requirements.
Frank Snyder of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO joins us to talk about what they are doing for Labor Day. The theme this year will be “Freedom To Join Together”. We also talk about the state budget and how it is going to be difficult to get it passed soon, but they do have to have it done by September 11th.
State AFL-CIO Presidents Bill Londrigan (Kentucky) and Rick Bloomingdale (Pennsylvania) discuss the labor issues they’re facing right now.
Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO talks about what they’re doing to protect the pensions of public employees and encourage business in the state.
Rick Bloomingdale of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO asserts that regardless of a legislator’s personal position on the law of the land, they have an ethical and professional obligation to fund legislation that has already been voted on and passed, including on miners’ healthcare and the ACA.
Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, lays out the devastating right-to-work and anti-labor bills currently moving through the Pennsylvania legislature, and the impact they would have on the working public if they should pass.