June 29, 2018
All of the Road Crew Workers, Park Workers and the Administrative Assistant of Pequea Township participated in their Representation Election. They voted for representation with District Council 89 by a count of...
June 27, 2018
Supreme Court rules against union in Janus v. AFSCME
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 against the union in the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case, overturning Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, making right-to-work in the public...
June 4, 2018
Workplace Heroes save fellow PennDOT brother
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) workers and AFSCME members always have each other’s backs, which was exemplified in a near-deadly incident on April 18, 2018. John Parada, PennDOT District 2 employee and...
May 31, 2018
Progressive caucus denounces Janus case
Last Thursday, members of the U.S. House of Representatives took to the floor to stand up for unions and denounce the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 lawsuit. Take a few minutes to...
May 24, 2018
Supreme Court assault on workers’ rights begins with arbitration case
The United States Supreme Court ruled this week in the Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis case that companies may require workers to settle employment disputes through individual arbitration rather than banding together...
May 22, 2018
Fund welcomes new Management Trustee
The Health & Welfare Fund is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Kelly, Director of Human Resources for the County of Northampton, as our new Management Trustee!
May 11, 2018
AFSCME member recognized for efficient service of PA’s veterans
Every year, the Governor’s Awards for Excellence recognize state employees for outstanding work that goes above and beyond the call of duty, saving time, money and even lives. “These awards recognize the...
May 3, 2018
46th Annual Convention: Council 13 delegates fight for their rights
As the labor movement marches toward the biggest fight of its existence, 393 delegates and 110 alternates of AFSCME Council 13 got ready to rumble at the 46th Annual Convention in Hershey,...
March 16, 2018
The workers of South Hanover Township voted by a count of 5-0 for representation by AFSCME District Council 90. This brings eight new workers to AFSCME’s ranks. The unit consists of four...