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October 8, 2021

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Steward Training

AFSCME Council 13’s Education & Resources Department is hosting a three-part webinar series on becoming a union steward! Webinars will take place on November 8, 9, and 10 at 6:00-8:30 PM each day. This is a members-only...

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October 7, 2021

District Councils 84 and 85 unite for fall education conference

AFSCME members from District Councils 84 and 85 gathered in Erie, Pennsylvania, from October 1-3 for an education conference centered around building union power as well as showing gratitude to the front-line...

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October 4, 2021

FREE WEBINAR: New Employee Outreach

Please join us for New Employee Outreach on Thursday, November 4 at 2:00-4:00 PM or 6:00-8:00 PM. Learn why it is so critical to talk to a new employee their first day...

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September 28, 2021

Call Center Phone Outage

AFSCME Council 13 is currently experiencing a phone outage. We are working on resolving the issue and hope to have the Member Resource Center back up soon. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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September 21, 2021

State College school employees negotiate backpay after COVID-induced concessions

As the pandemic took hold of our lives in 2020, public and private employers alike tried to cut back on all expenses, including payroll. Labor unions were there to protect their members...

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September 14, 2021

FREE WEBINAR: Article 27 Classification Grievance Training

In this interactive training, members who work for the Commonwealth of PA will explore Article 27 and what constitutes an Article 27 grievance. By diving into the components of classification and reviewing...

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September 3, 2021

AFSCME member investigates $20 million wage theft case

Throughout Supervisory Narcotics Agent Tom Moore’s 23-year law enforcement career, he has worked cases involving drugs, child abuse, and murder, bringing offenders to justice. Recently in Agent Moore’s role working under the...

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August 27, 2021

AFSCME Free College program adds new university

With the immense success of and high demand for AFSCME’s Free College Benefit, the program is expanding with a new partner in Franklin University! Franklin is an accredited nonprofit university in Ohio...

Council 13 Scholarship winners announced

August 23, 2021

Council 13 Scholarship winners announced

Congratulations to the 16 winners of the 2021 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program! $12,000 in scholarships were awarded to the children and grandchildren of Council 13 members and retirees. Each winner will...

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August 21, 2021

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Steward Training

AFSCME Council 13’s Education & Resources Department is hosting a three-part webinar series on becoming a union steward! Webinars will take place on September 21, 22, and 23 at 2:00-4:30 PM each day. This is a members-only...