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September 14, 2018

Activists prepare to ‘Weather the Storm’ at Non-State Education Conference

Following the unfavorable Supreme Court decision on Janus v. AFSCME, Council 13 members took to Erie, Pa., to prepare to “Weather the Storm” at the 33rd Non-State Education Conference. Attendees got the...

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September 12, 2018

New Member Only Benefit!

Members of AFSCME Council 13 can purchase tickets to ScareHouse: Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Haunted House, for just $25 ($15 discount)! This is a discount rate for members only, and includes: Skipping the line!...

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September 5, 2018

Wolf Administration takes steps to improve safety, security in state prisons

Following a Safety Summit between AFSCME Council 13 and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC), Governor Tom Wolf’s administration has taken steps to improve safety and security at Pennsylvania’s prisons. These measures...

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September 1, 2018

PennDOT worker, AFSCME member loses life on the job

AFSCME Council 13 sends its deepest condolences to the family, friends and coworkers, of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) employee Bryan Chamberlain, who lost his life on Thursday in a worksite accident....

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August 10, 2018

New Member Only Benefit!

Members of AFSCME Council 13 can purchase tickets to the Crawford County Fair and the Bloomsburg Fair for just $6! The Crawford County Fair takes place August 18-25, 2018, and the Bloomsburg...

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July 31, 2018

Weathering the Storm – 2018 Non-State Education Conference

AFSCME Council 13’s Non-State Education Conference will take place September 7-9, 2018, in Erie, Pa. The registration deadline is August 15. Register now and prepare to weather the storm with your sisters...

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July 20, 2018

Council 13 delegates ‘Rise Up’ at AFSCME International Convention

AFSCME members from around the country gathered in Boston, MA, for the 43rd International Convention, under the theme of “Rise Up.” Council 13 was on the forefront of the action, and was...

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July 17, 2018

Organizing Victory!

The Youth Care Workers and Security Officers of the Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center voted by a count of 27-2 for representation with AFSCME District Council 89. This brings 34 new workers...

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June 29, 2018

Organizing Victory!

All of the Road Crew Workers, Park Workers and the Administrative Assistant of Pequea Township participated in their Representation Election. They voted for representation with District Council 89 by a count of...

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June 27, 2018

Supreme Court rules against union in Janus v. AFSCME

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 against the union in the Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 case, overturning Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, making right-to-work in the public...