Pennsylvania has the lowest minimum wage of every surrounding state. In Harrisburg, Nancy will fight to raise the minimum wage and to pass legislation to create new jobs in the renewable energy sector. Additionally, Nancy believes unions are a key part of our workforce. As Mayor, Nancy passed a Responsible Contractor Ordinance which states that any work done in her municipality over $100,000 must be completed using union labor. She is a strong supporter of unions, and her son was a union electrician with 98 North.
The Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters represents approximately ninety-five thousand (95,000) working Teamsters.The Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters is affiliated with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters which represents 1.4 million Teamsters.
The Working Families Party is a progressive grassroots political party building a multiracial movement of working people to transform America.
AFSCME believes that every person working to sustain their community deserves respect. As part of the AFL-CIO, AFSCME is one of the nation’s leading advocates for working women and men. Our 1.6 million members provide the vital services that make America happen, and we believe everyone deserves a chance to fulfill the American dream.