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  • Casey to GOP: Stop the Assault on Unions

    Though the Republican tax bill was sold to the public as a "middle-class miracle," there are a number of provisions that undermine working families and make it harder for Pennsylvanians to make ends meet. Among these provisions was the suspension of tax deductions for union dues and other common employe... Read More


  • Casey Statement on Labor Day

    On this Labor Day we're thinking of so many hard working Americans and in particular, the women and men of organized labor, who worked and sacrificed to build the middle class and help move our country forward. In 1894, Labor Day first became a national holiday; at that time workers had few protections in the... Read More


  • Casey: Extend GE Talks Beyond July 1 If Necessary

    oday, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) sent a letter to Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO of GE Transportation, and Scott Duke, President of UE506, urging them to consider extending talks beyond the deadline of July 1st in the hopes that the parties will come together on an agree... Read More


  • Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Training Center

    Last Friday I had the pleasure of touring the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Training Center in Philadelphia. Local 19, along with the Sheet Metal Contractors Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity (SMCA) have partnered to train skilled sheet metal apprentices and journeypersons. The tour was a great opportunity t... … 

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