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Vote NO on HB 2171: Council 13 opposes legislative attempt to grant absolute power to PASSHE Board of Governors

May 22, 2020

Vote NO on HB 2171: Council 13 opposes legislative attempt to grant absolute power to PASSHE Board of Governors

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is moving toward a vote on House Bill 2171, which would, among other issues, grant absolute authority to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board...

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May 21, 2020

Council 13 thanks EMS professionals, urges action to support them

During this National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, AFSCME Council 13 thanks the EMS professionals who have stepped up when we need them most during a global health crisis. All across the...

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May 21, 2020

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Board Secretary shows how to make no-sew face mask from AFSCME T-shirt

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Board Secretary and former President of AFSCME Local 2534 (Transportation & Safety Building Clericals) Earnestine Kearse put together a tutorial video on how to make a no-sew face...

Free webinar: Talking Union

May 21, 2020

Free webinar: Talking Union

SIGN UP HERE Ever want to talk to your coworker about why the union is important to you, but just don’t know how to start the conversation?  Learn how to approach people...

Free webinar: NEXT WAVE ~ A New Role, Virtual Meeting Host

May 21, 2020

Free webinar: NEXT WAVE ~ A New Role, Virtual Meeting Host

This Next Wave webinar will take place via ZOOM on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Click the link below to register by Sunday, May 31, 2020. SIGN UP HERE Want...

Free webinar: New Employee Outreach — Building Union Power from Day One

May 21, 2020

Free webinar: New Employee Outreach — Building Union Power from Day One

SIGN UP HERE Learn why it is so critical to talk to a new employee their first day on the job! Share and learn best practices for effective new employee outreach.  Learn...

Free webinar: Creating Actions at Work – Getting Others Involved!

May 21, 2020

Free webinar: Creating Actions at Work – Getting Others Involved!

SIGN UP HERE Learn how to use workplace actions to strengthen your local and get more accomplished.  Show management how you all use collective action to solve issues rather than just complaining!...

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May 14, 2020

AFSCME Council 13 honors probation officers, parole agents during Law Enforcement Week

Law Enforcement Week, which takes place May 10 to May 16 this year, is a time to remember the public safety officers who lost their lives in the line of duty, as...

Steward Training Opportunities for Members Only!

May 14, 2020

Steward Training Opportunities for Members Only!

AFSCME Council 13’s Education & Resources Department is hosting a slate of steward training opportunities for members over the next few weeks!  All of the webinars will take place via ZOOM.  Please...

Free webinar: Learn to participate in a Zoom meeting

May 13, 2020

Free webinar: Learn to participate in a Zoom meeting

Has someone asked you to participate in a ZOOM MEETING? Did you say no because you weren’t exactly sure how it worked or what it was? If so, this is the class...