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Ben Beach | April 12, 2018

Members of POWER and Pittsburgh United rally for an increase in the minimum wage and an end to state interference in Pennsylvania. 

By Ben Beach and Miya Saika Chen, Next City

Heather Appel | April 10, 2018

April 9 - Activists from cities that have been placed on the “shortlist” for Amazon’s second headquarters will launch a series of actions this week, demanding that the company negotiate with communities that will be impacted by its effects on jobs, housing and public services. 

Heather Appel | April 9, 2018

We're excited to announce that Grassroots Collaborative, a powerhouse coalition based in Chicago, has affiliated with the Partnership for Working Families. 

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Darlene Lombos | June 13, 2018

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Working Families, I am thrilled to announce that Lauren Jacobs will assume the role of Executive Director on August 1st.

Lauren is a dedicated campaigner and seasoned executive with over two decades of experience building power with low wage workers and their communities – with both labor unions and community organizations.

Nikki Fortunato Bas | February 23, 2018
I’m thrilled to announce that the Warehouse Worker Resource Center (WWRC) is joining the Partnership for Working Families as our newest affiliate! 
 
Partnership for Working Families | February 15, 2018

With the flu ravaging the U.S. this year, it is more critical than ever that Pittsburgh can provide paid sick days to ill employees

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Building a New Economy for All

The Partnership is leading a renewal of our economy in metropolitan regions across the country. We build diverse community and labor alliances to advance innovative programs that create quality jobs and strengthen healthy communities.

  • Building a powerful network of urban affiliates
  • Forming strong alliances with organizations and advocates
  • Winning campaigns to bring good, safe jobs to low income communities & communities of color

Resulting in green cities, and healthier living for working families

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