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The Butler County Central Labor Council is an AFL-CIO affiliated organization that represents 3,470 members of 41 affiliated local unions in Butler County Pennsylvania.
Every week, we'll be bringing you a roundup of the important news and commentary about issues and events important to working families. Here's this week's Working People Weekly List. Read more >>>
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Today is Workers Memorial Day, a day we come together to remember working people who died and suffered on the job because of hazardous working conditions. In 2014, 4,821 people died on the job, millions more suffered serious injuries from their work, and thousands more working people become ill from deadly occupational diseases. These deaths are preventable. Read more >>>
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The NWPA Area Labor Federation has started a project to help save union jobs in our area and raise funds for our scholarships. It is not often that we have the opportunity and a viable plan to help save union jobs. We are working with both the union and the company on this endeavor.
"Please support the NWPA ALF “Solidarity Glass Block Bank Project”. The plan is to do small runs to help augment the orders we have and keep our members working. Solidarity is important, together we can do it. We are the only glass block manufacturer in the U.S.A.. Thanks for the Solidarity! ”, Tim Gotshall, Cor. Sec., USW 1019.
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Good from Bad Water
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We as union members like to patronize union businesses and utilize the services our union brothers and sisters offer. Reading the union newspaper and having them produce our products are made easier if you know who they are.We researched fhem...
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6th Annual Spring Solidarity Dinner
6th Annual Spring Solidarity Dinner of the Butler County CLC
Saturday, May 9th
Butler Country Club
310 Country Club Rd
Butler, PA 16002
Delegates, Affiliates and Friends of the Butler Labor Council will gather at the Country Club and begin their night with a Social Hour and cash bar at 5:30 PM.
At 6:30 the Dinner Buffet including: Primer Rib of Beef au Jus , Baked Fillet of Cod, Roasted Breast of Young Turkey with Gray and all the trimmings will be served.
Invited Guest Speakers are:
Candidates for Butler County Commissioners will also be invited to mix and mingle with those present.
Tickets are $40 per person or table of 8 for $300
For more information call Rick McPherson at 724-996-5291
History of Labor Day
Labor volunteers from Butler County have, once again, made our Month of Caring projects a complete success. Through their tireless commintment to our community, several outdoor projects were finished during May 2012. Read more >>>
We Need To Organize A New Generation of Workers
This information came from Don Siegel of IBEW, which he recently sent to his members, I have taken the liberty to edit it to be more inclusive to the entire labor movement.
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