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February 13, 2019

47th Annual Council 13 Convention Announcement – Make Reservations Today

The 47th Annual AFSCME Council 13 Convention will be held at The Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA, April 26 through April 28, 2019. The Convention Call was mailed on Wednesday,...

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February 12, 2019

Organizing Victory!

The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board conducted a ballot tally on the morning of Tuesday, February 12, for the mail-in ballot election for the workers of Mount Carmel Township. The Mount Carmel Township...

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February 11, 2019

David Fillman to discuss state budget on PCN Call-In Program

Executive Director David Fillman is set to appear on the PCN Call-In Program to discuss “Labor and the PA Budget” on Tuesday, February 12, from 7-8 p.m., alongside Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick...

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February 6, 2019

Governor Tom Wolf proposes first budget of second term

Governor Tom Wolf delivered the first budget address of his second term on Tuesday, February 5, outlining his proposal for the 2019-20 state budget. Wolf’s $34.1 billion proposal includes no new taxes,...

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February 1, 2019

In Memoriam of Bill Leskosky

The AFSCME family is saddened to learn that Council 13 Executive Board member Bill Leskosky has passed away at the age of 60. Bill was a Vice President Representing District Council 84...

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December 20, 2018

In Memoriam of Michael Fox

The leadership and staff of Council 13 are deeply saddened to learn that former AFSCME International Vice President and District Council 89 Director Michael Fox has passed away. Mike started his AFSCME...

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December 18, 2018

2019 Women’s Conference set for March

The AFSCME Council 13 Women’s Conference will take place March 8-10, 2019, at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pocono Manor, Pa. The registration deadline has been extended. Register now and get ready...

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December 13, 2018

AFSCME announces Next Wave 2018 program

What if you were told that there was a program you could join that could get you active and engaged in your local union and the political process? Would you be interested?...

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December 13, 2018

Next Wavers collect hats and blankets for premature babies

Next Wavers from AFSCME Local 2047 (Ebensburg Center/Altoona Center) donated hats and blankets that they collected for premature babies in the Regional Intensive Care Nursery at the Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in...