NEW Council 13 Connection available now!

The newest digital edition of the Council 13 Connection is available now! Check it out!

Members will receive the Connection via email. To update your email address, log in to MemberLink or call 1-800-5-AFSCME.

A PDF of the newsletter can be found here.


To view digital newsletter on desktop/laptop:

  1. See above or click here.
  2. To flip pages, click arrows on left and right side of reader OR use scroll wheel on your mouse.
  3. To zoom in, click magnifying glass symbol in bottom-left of reader – you can then use the scroll wheel on your mouse to zoom and use the mouse to click-and-drag to what you want to view.
  4. Click magnifying glass symbol again to exit zoom mode.

To view digital newsletter on mobile device:

  1. See above or tap here.
  2. To flip pages, swipe left or right.
  3. To show options, tap the page. You will then see options to turn the page, zoom in, print, and more.
  4. To zoom in, tap the magnifying glass symbol, then use your finger to move the page to what you want to view. You can also zoom by using a pinch gesture (place your thumb and a finger a little distance apart on the screen and move them away or toward each other without lifting them from the screen).
  5. Tap magnifying glass symbol again to exit zoom mode.

Other actions:

  1. Thumbnails: Shows clickable thumbnail images of each page.
  2. Auto Flip: Flips pages for you but may not give you enough time to read and view everything.
  3. Share: Allows you to share via URL, QR code, email, or social media – please do!
  4. Print: Allows you to print the document.
  5. Full Screen: Allows you to view the newsletter in full screen mode.
  6. Search bar: Search for keywords in the newsletter.