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November 18, 2022

AFSCME members at Merakey secure new three-year contract

Members and leadership of AFSCME Council 13 met with management of Merakey on Thursday, November 17, to sign a newly ratified three-year contract. In a historic investment in Merakey employees, the agreement...


November 16, 2022

Council 13 members salute ‘Those Who Serve’ at Non-State Conference

AFSCME is the public service union. We salute all of those who serve our nation – and our communities. In that spirit, members of AFSCME Council 13 gathered on Veterans Day weekend...


November 13, 2022

AFSCME Council 13 urges work zone caution after PennDOT members struck

Five Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) employees were injured when an out-of-control box truck crashed into an active work zone in Chester County on Thursday, November 10. Three of the employees are...


November 9, 2022

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane and Sweet Lights discounts for AFSCME members!

Members of AFSCME Council 13 are eligible for discounts on tickets to Hersheypark Christmas Candylane, as well as Hershey Sweet Lights (a drive-through light display separate from Hersheypark). Hard tickets for Christmas...


October 4, 2022

Organizing Victory!

Geropsych Associates who work at Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital voted in favor of representation by AFSCME District Council 85. These workers will become part of the existing bargaining unit there. This brings...


September 20, 2022

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. AFSCME is proud to represent the sisters and...


September 15, 2022

New discounts on Fall Fun for Council 13 members only

Members of AFSCME Council 13 can now get discounts on tickets for Field of Screams, Corn Cob Acres, and Zombie Fun Run! Discount tickets can be purchased online through the vendors’ websites...


September 12, 2022

Non-State Conference set for November

Make sure your local union is part of the AFSCME Council 13 Non-State Conference taking place November 11-13, 2022, at the Skytop Lodge in Skytop, PA! At this year’s conference, we are...


September 8, 2022

Organizing Victory!

Workers at the Hanover Borough Library (Guthrie Memorial Library) voted in favor of representation by AFSCME District Council 89. This brings 14 library workers to AFSCME ranks. Congratulations and welcome to the...


September 7, 2022

AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship winners announced

Congratulations to the 21 winners of the 2022 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program! $14,500 in scholarships were awarded to the children and grandchildren of Council 13 members and retirees. Each winner will...