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May 24, 2017

AFSCME Local 3530 members fill Millcreek Township Supervisors meeting

AFSCME members from Local 3530 (Millcreek Township) are in the midst of tough contract negotiations with township supervisors. The township signed two extensions since the contract expired at the end of 2016,...


May 22, 2017

AFSCME members receive Governor’s Awards for Excellence

On Monday, May 22, 37 Pennsylvania state employees were recognized for their outstanding service to the citizens of the commonwealth with the Governor’s Awards for Excellence. Among those 37 people were 13...

AFSCME member at Millersville University loses life on the job

May 19, 2017

AFSCME member at Millersville University loses life on the job

On Wednesday, May 17, longtime groundskeeper and AFSCME Local 2421 member at Millersville University Michael Keefer passed away after what appears to be a tragic accident on the job. Keefer, who worked...


May 9, 2017

Council 13 thanks the everyday heroes in corrections and healthcare

This week, we honor some of the most vital and dedicated members of the workforce, nurses and correctional officers. National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and National Correctional Officers & Employees Week...


May 4, 2017

AFSCME Council 13’s heroes convene in Hershey

Public service employees do tough jobs every day that keep people safe and make communities happen. Those jobs are often thankless, and those who perform them seldom seek recognition. For those reasons...

April 3 – National Employee Benefits Day

April 3, 2017

April 3 – National Employee Benefits Day

In celebration of April 3rd, National Employee Benefits Day, make sure you take full advantage of your great employee benefits. For more information regarding these benefits reach out to your Human Resources...


March 11, 2017

AFSCME Women spreading knowledge and raising awareness

The largest-ever AFSCME Council 13 Women’s Conference is 600 attendees strong, with more than 100 first-timers. This year’s Women’s Conference, on top of being a tremendous educational experience for all involved, is...

Assault on Academia

March 9, 2017

Assault on Academia

Tenure is too often perceived as the Elysian Fields of the academic world, i.e., something which provides utmost leisure and emboldens the lazy to be lazy, but what naysayers fail to recognize...


February 23, 2017

45th Annual AFSCME Council 13 Convention Announcement – Make Reservations Today

The 45th Annual AFSCME Council 13 Convention will be held at The Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA, April 28 through April 30, 2017. The Convention Call was mailed Wednesday, February...


February 23, 2017

Organizing Victory!

The York County Professional 1st level supervisors in the Human Services unit voted by a count of 13-9 for representation with AFSCME District Council 89. This brings a total of 25 employees...