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August 10, 2020

Free webinar: Treasurer Training

This training is for current or aspiring local treasurers, presidents, and trustees. Review the Financial Standards Code of AFSCME and develop the skills to make sure your local is fiscally sound. Learn...

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August 3, 2020

Free Webinar: How to VIRTUALLY Host a Local Meeting with Zoom

Want to take your meetings virtual during these uncertain times but aren’t sure where to start? Want to increase participation in your local meetings and events? We have a plan for you....

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July 31, 2020

“Adapt and Overcome”: District Council 86 hosts outdoor delegate assembly

As we continue to navigate the new normal in a world altered by COVID-19, we are finding innovative ways to push the labor movement forward and conduct the business of our union....

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July 22, 2020

Labor leaders testify in joint hearing on COVID-19 worker protections

AFSCME Council 13 Assistant to the Executive Director Tom Lipko joined labor leaders to testify to the Joint Democratic Senate & House Policy Committee Hearing on Worker Protection, where he advocated for...

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July 17, 2020

AFSCME introduces Online Leadership Academy

AFSCME has launched a series of free webinars for members only that will support your leadership development, strengthen your union-building skills, and offer you innovative strategies to increase union activism during these...

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July 7, 2020

Free Webinar: Beyond the Ballot Box – What Matters to Us

If we’ve learned anything over the past several years, it’s that winning is much more than simply getting a candidate elected. We need to make sure those candidates share our values. In...

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July 2, 2020

Local 1224 hosts Curbside “Grab & Go”

While many things remain uncertain, one thing is for sure: it is more important than ever to have each other’s backs. In that spirit, the Executive Board of AFSCME Local 1224 (PHEAA...

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July 1, 2020

Local unions hold drive-thru elections during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink how we live, work, shop, and interact with one another, as well as how we conduct union business. In May, AFSCME Local 2763 (City...

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June 18, 2020

AFSCME Council 13 celebrates Juneteenth holiday

AFSCME Council 13 is proud to represent thousands of public service workers of color, and our union family is excited to celebrate Juneteenth at a time when people in America and around...

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June 9, 2020

Local 166 members power Selinsgrove Center through pandemic (SLIDESHOW)

AFSCME Local 166 members power the Selinsgrove Center in Snyder County, where individuals with varying levels of intellectual disabilities receive 24-hour medical, therapeutic, recreational, and social work services. Local 166 members perform...