COMMENTARY: The Coronavirus Stimulus Must Prioritize Workers Over Wall Street

As families struggle to make ends meet, workers cope with limited hours or lost jobs, and frontline and emergency management professionals are overtaxed as they fight to keep our communities healthy and safe, the White House and Senate leadership in D.C. are holding up critical aid to workers and our communities. What’s the hold up? […]

Governor Wolf’s Renewed Push to Increase Workers’ Income Welcomed by Labor Leaders

HARRISBURG (JAN. 28, 2020) – Leaders of the CLEAR Coalition urged lawmakers to embrace Governor Tom Wolf’s initiatives to increase workers’ pay through an increase in the minimum wage and new overtime rules. “Our minimum wage is far below a living wage, and with our neighboring states enacting increases, Pennsylvania’s wage is in the basement. […]

Gov. Tom Wolf pitches his fiscal plan for a prosperous Pennsylvania

The Morning Call reports, “The Democratic governor’s plan, unveiled Tuesday, would harness the taxing authority of the state with the innovation of private business to improve the state’s classrooms and enhance the employment prospects of some teachers, hourly wage earners, skilled laborers and farmers.”