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September 20, 2023

Exclusive protection plans now available for Council 13 members through Securus ID

AFSCME Council 13 is excited to partner with Securus ID to offer members exclusive identity theft protection plans at a discount of up to 40 percent! Learn more about plans and pricing...


September 18, 2023

Bloomsburg Fair ticket discounts now available for AFSCME members

Members of AFSCME Council 13 can purchase Bloomsburg Fair tickets for just $5 online through an exclusive link that can be found on MemberLink. Before you buy your tickets, see below for...


September 8, 2023

New digital edition of 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...


September 6, 2023

Council 13 members display union pride across Pennsylvania on Labor Day

A wave of green rolled across Pennsylvania this past Labor Day as your Council 13 sisters and brothers proudly represented their union! Check out photos below!


September 1, 2023

Organizing Victory!

Carbon County Court-Related employees won their union elections and will now be represented by AFSCME District Council 87. This brings 38 new workers to AFSCME ranks. Congratulations and welcome to the AFSCME...


August 30, 2023

Organizing Victory!

Employees of Old Lycoming Township voted unanimously in favor of representation by AFSCME District Council 86. This brings six new workers to AFSCME ranks. Congratulations and welcome to the AFSCME family!


August 25, 2023

Council 13 hosts several ‘Staff The Front Lines’ events in Harrisburg

AFSCME Council 13 was proud to host a multi-faceted ‘Staff The Front Lines’ bus stop in Harrisburg on August 22-23, 2023. AFSCME launched the ‘Staff the Front Lines’ initiative this year to...

PRESS RELEASE: AFSCME Council 13 members endorse statewide judicial candidates

August 24, 2023

PRESS RELEASE: AFSCME Council 13 members endorse statewide judicial candidates

Harrisburg, PA (August 23, 2023) – Rank-and-file union members on AFSCME Council 13’s Statewide Steering Committee unanimously endorsed Judge Dan McCaffery for Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Judge Matt Wolf for Commonwealth Court....


August 15, 2023

Registration open for Penn State Labor Activist Academy

Calling all union members, stewards, leaders, and allies! Register now for the September launch of the Labor Activist Academy, which will run as a virtual course open to participants from across Pennsylvania....


August 14, 2023

Council 13 to host major Staff The Front Lines bus stop, hiring hall

AFSCME has launched a nationwide bus tour as part of a massive retention, recruitment, and outreach initiative called Staff the Front Lines. Council 13 is excited to host a major stop on...