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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


June 3, 2020

State Senator Tartaglione makes case for public sector OSHA

State Senator Christine Tartaglione (D – 2nd Senatorial District) recently published an opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer making the case for providing all public employees on the state and local levels...


May 29, 2020

Direct Support Professionals, AFSCME members pass away from COVID-19

AFSCME Council 13 sends its deepest condolences to the friends, family, and coworkers, of Morris Nyanway and Henry Koffa, who passed away after contracting COVID-19. Morris and Henry were members of AFSCME...


May 27, 2020

AVAILABLE NOW: AFSCME Council 13 face masks

Show your AFSCME pride while you’re getting essentials – or BEING essential – during the COVID-19 crisis. And flu season, too! These one-size non-medical face masks are made with 3 layers of...


May 21, 2020

Council 13 thanks EMS professionals, urges action to support them

During this National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, AFSCME Council 13 thanks the EMS professionals who have stepped up when we need them most during a global health crisis. All across the...


May 21, 2020

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Board Secretary shows how to make no-sew face mask from AFSCME T-shirt

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Board Secretary and former President of AFSCME Local 2534 (Transportation & Safety Building Clericals) Earnestine Kearse put together a tutorial video on how to make a no-sew face...