The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Janus v. AFSCME is a direct attack on unions when working families need them most. We know it is the collective power of unions that have built the middle class in this country. This decision is yet another devastating decision by a stolen Supreme Court in a long line of attacks on our communities.
Hundreds of local union members rallied in downtown Pittsburgh on Monday, then marched through city streets to voice their concern over a case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court that they believe is funded by big business and could threaten unions.
Protesters blocked streets and chanted in Shadyside on Saturday so administrators at the Ellis School could hear their message.
This Labor Day, more than 100 members of PIIN took to the streets of Pittsburgh to take a stand for livable wages and just, healthy communities.
Hours before Pittsburgh’s annual Labor Day parade, workers at the Oakland McDonald’s walked out Monday to join a constellation of leftist and labor groups to call for a $15 per hour wage and unionization for fast-food workers, hospital employees and university employees.
Last year security guards at Steelers-owned stadium scored a victory after more than 1000 local security workers joined the Service Employees International 32BJ union. But that victory was short lived.