Wednesday, September 11, brought the annual convention of the AFL-CIO to a close. Several resolutions were passed to try and expand labor's reach into the community and these will be looked at in greater depth later this week. Some images from the convention can be found on the state AFL-CIO webpage.
The communications staff of the State AFL-CIO attended the Labor Communications conference, and the State AFL-CIO website won two awards, one for content and the other for design. On the final day of the conference, Mike Johnson,one of the staff members, was elected one of the International Labor Communications Vice-Presidents. He is the only member of the Council for Pennsylvania.
The annual Governor's Occupational Safety and Health conference will be held October 28th and 29th at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA. Registration information can be found at the following link.