Buy Union: Shop Union in Pennsylvania List of union-made vehicles, clothing, toys, and of union-staffed hotels in Pennsylvania.
Worker-Friendly Shopping AFL-CIO page with links to lists of union-made products, the AFL-CIO national boycott list, and information on the campaign to stop sweatshops.
Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO Guides to quality products and services produced in the U.S. by unionists, as well as "Do Buy" and "Boycott" lists.
Union Plus Money-saving benefits for union members and their families.
United Way of Allegheny County The United Way of Allegheny County is the vehicle for mobilizing citizens to help people in need by raising funds to support local health and human service programs that help nurture children and youth, support older people, strengthen families, promote health and healing and increase self-sufficiency.
Government Resources Federal
Department of Labor Information about the structure, activities, and programs of the Department of Labor; full text of key documents, laws, regulations, and press releases; links to agencies within the department and statistical data; and contact information for department offices and personnel.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Access to statistics on the U.S. economy, inflation and spending, employment and unemployment, earnings, safety and health, productivity, and the international economy. Site also includes career information and several online magazines.
Occupational Outlook Handbook Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Handbook is a "nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives."
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Web site includes information about OSHA and its activities, statistics, inspection data,
regulations, and compliance information.
National Labor Relations Board Instructions and forms for filing charges about unfair labor practices and for petitioning for union elections. Site also includes information about the NLRB and its activities, regulations, and decisions.
Department of Labor & Industry Includes information on safety and labor-management relations, jobs in Pennsylvania, filing for benefits (unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, vocational rehabilitation, veterans' assistance, etc.), and statistics on the labor market.
Job Postings Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Subject Guide. Includes links to lots of regional directories and company jobs pages.
Job and Career Education Center Provided by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Includes links to classified pages of various local newspapers.
City of Pittsburgh Employment Information Jobs working for the city of Pittsburgh and how to apply.
Allegheny County Job Opportunities Online Jobs working for the county and how to apply.
Listings for Pennsylvania
Career Builder Lists job openings pulled from 30 different national employment websites. Browse or search over 1,000,000 jobs by geographical region or occupational category. Job seekers can also register to receive future job announcements by e-mail.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Bureau of State Employment The Bureau of State Employment is responsible for filling Non-Civil Service Positions in all Pennsylvania state government agencies who fall under the Governor's jurisdiction. Each year, we fill approximately 4,000 permanent and temporary positions throughout the state of Pennsylvania.
Made in Pa Jobs Online Lists hundreds of jobs currently available in the Keystone state, including high-technology and an array of other interests and opportunities. Also included is important contact and link information.
Pennsylvania CareerLink "A cooperative effort to provide one-stop delivery of career services to job seekers, employers and other interested individuals."
Union Jobs Apprenticeships, training programs, jobs, labor unions and organizations.
Union Jobs Clearinghouse, central site for posting the open staffing and trades positions in organized labor that are now accepting applications. Union Jobs Clearinghouse is endorsed by a growing number of labor councils.
America's Career InfoNet Guide to Career Decisions and the Job Hunting Process.
Fedworld-Federal Jobs online A national clearinghouse of jobs from the U.S. Department of Labor and the State Public Employment Services. Users can conduct free searches for job openings by keyword, occupation, military code or by job number. Resumes can also be posted and are active for sixty days.
Help-Wanted Net Over 2,500,000 job postings from 10,000's of recruiters.
Internet Career Connection This site includes listings from HelpWanted USA, a resume and talent bank, and a guide to finding employment with the government.
Monster- Never Settle One of the biggest and best international employment sites, offering the full range of Internet job search tools and resume services.
USA Jobs The U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment information.Includes detailed information on how to apply for federal jobs, searchable by region. Maintains a list of federal agencies and openings. Provided by the United States Office of Personnel Management.
Organizing Institute The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute recruits, trains and places talented and committed people in full-time positions helping workers form and join unions in the American union movement.
Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Labor Relations This center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania trains workers and their unions to deal effectively with management representatives at the bargaining table and in the workplace.
Labor Songs and Chants
Labor Heritage Foundation Web site includes song parodies for the labor movement, songs of holiday solidarity, chants for a lively picket line, a directory of labor artists and musicians, and more.
Solidarity Forever Lyrics to this classic labor anthem and links to additional resources for labor activists.
Union Songs Includes lyrics to dozens of union songs, articles about the songs, lists of recordings and songbooks, and a collection of union links.
Labor Union Sites
AFL-CIO Official home page for the AFL-CIO.
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Official home page for the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO.
AFL-CIO State Federations and Central Labor Councils State federations of the AFL-CIO and some central labor councils with web sites.
AFL-CIO: Unions Affiliated with the AFL-CIO AFL-CIO unions and some locals.
Labornet's Directory of Union Organizations on the Internet Extensive collection of links to web sites of national and international union organizations.
America@work "AFL-CIO's monthly magazine for union leaders and front-line activists, brings you the ideas, info and tools you need to strengthen today's working families and build today's unions." Site includes full text of some articles and subscription information.
Compensation and Working Conditions Quarterly magazine published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Contains articles and data on such topics as wages and benefits, safety and health. Web site includes full text of the magazine, June 1996-present, and also subscription information.
Industrial and Labor Relations Review Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations produces this major academic quarterly dealing with with contemporary labor issues in the U.S. and abroad. Web site includes abstracts of some articles and subscription information.
International Labour Review. Quarterly journal of the International Labour Organization devoted to problems and issues confronting international labor. Site includes full text of some articles, online ordering of articles, abstracts, tables of contents of current and back issues, and subscription information.
Labor Notes "The voice of union activists who want to 'put the movement back in the labor movement' through rank and file democracy." This independent monthly newsletter is mainly devoted to current developments in the U.S. labor movement. Site includes full text of some articles, tables of contents of current and back issues, and subscription information.
Labor's Heritage Scholarly-based journal published quarterly by the George Meany Memorial Archives "to bring public attention to the rich and varied heritage of American workers . . . ." Includes text of a portion of a featured article, plus information on how to subscribe and order back issues.
Monthly Labor Review "The principal journal of fact, analysis, and research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor." Web site includes full text of articles and most book reviews, etc.since 1989, abstracts of articles, tables of contents, online ordering of articles, and subscription information.
New Labor Forum Thoughtful articles on the U.S. working class and labor movement. This journal is published twice a year by the Labor Resource Center of Queen's College, City University of New York. Site includes full text of some current articles, tables of contents of back issues, and subscription information.
Union Democracy Review Respected monthly newsletter published by the Association for Union Democracy. Dedicated to "the principles and practices of internal democracy in the American labor movement." Web site includes full text of selected articles and subscription information.
WorkingUSA An attractive, pro-labor journal now published four times a year by M.E. Sharpe. Web site includes tables of contents and subscription information. (From the home page, select "Journals," then select "WorkingUSA" from the "Journals by Title" drop-down menu.)
Labor Research Portal, Institute of Industrial Relations Library, University of California, Berkeley. Subject guide to labor resources. Categories include: government, international, labor education, labor libraries, labor unions--U.S., and work and career.
Labor Unions and the Internet, Catherwood Library, Cornell University. Includes resources on such topics as: arbitration, benefits, collective bargaining, company information, cost of living, labor & employment law, labor history, organizing, putting your union on the web, safety & health, statistics, strikes, union directories, and wages.
LaborNet. "Global online communication for a democratic, independent labor movement." One of the most comprehensive collections of labor resources on the web.
Labor Unions, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Subject Guide Carnegie Library's list of labor-related web resources. Includes links for Pittsburgh Region and Pennsylvania, as well as National/International Directories and Unions links.
Vocational Training and Apprenticeships
Allegheny Works Offers free re-employment services, including vocational training, to dislocated workers and economically disadvantaged citizens who reside in Allegheny County but outside the City of Pittsburgh..
Employment and Training Administration This agency within the U.S. Department of Labor provides links to information about apprenticeships, job training programs and services for adults, youth, dislocated workers, and the employment and training community.
Job Corps The nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24.
Manufacturing 2000Plus Duquesne University's Institute for Economic Transformation offers tuition-free Machinist, Welder and Electronic Assembly training to high school graduates.
Coalition of Labor Union Women CLUW attempts to address the needs of unorganized women and to make unions more responsive to the needs of all women, and especially minority women. Web site includes links to information on employment, pay equity, training, and other issues.
Labor Project for Working Families Sponsored by the AFL-CIO, the Labor Project for Working Families is a national advocacy and policy center providing technical assistance, resources and education to unions and union members addressing family issues in the workplace including child care, elder care, flexible work schedules, family leave and quality of life issues.
National Partnership for Women and Families The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.
PA Working Women Web site dedicated to issues of interest to the working women of Pennsylvania--including employment, health and child care issues.
Women's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor The Women's Bureau is the single unit of the Federal government exclusively concerned with serving and promoting the interests of working women. Central to its mission is the responsibility to advocate and inform the public of women's work rights and employment issues. Site includes information on the National Resource and Information Center, established to provide the most direct means of access to information on issues of concern to working women, their families, and their employers.
Working Women Working Together AFL-CIO web page containing information on pay equity, job searching and family and child care issues.