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June 17, 2024

Council 13 members applaud Public Service Worker Protection Act

Members of AFSCME Council 13 thank Congressman Chris Deluzio (PA-17) for his leadership in the introduction of the Public Service Worker Protection Act and urge immediate passage of the bill by the...

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June 12, 2024

Registration open for 47th Annual Summer School for Women in Unions and Worker Organizations

The UMASS Labor Center has announced that registration is now open for the 47th Annual Summer School for Women in Unions and Worker Organizations.  This year’s school will be held from August...

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June 12, 2024

PEBTF announces major benefit enhancements

The Pennsylvania Employee Benefits Trust Fund (PEBTF) announced significant enhancements to the current Plan of Benefits for covered Commonwealth employees and their eligible dependents. AFSCME-represented employee contributions are negotiated in the union...

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May 31, 2024

Union members call for mental health awareness, safer conditions at state hospitals

Members of AFSCME Local 1003 were joined by their SEIU sisters and brothers for an informational picket outside of their workplace Wernersville State Hospital (WSH) on May 30. Nurses and other staff...

PRESS RELEASE: AFSCME members endorse DePasquale for AG, McClelland for Treasurer

May 23, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: AFSCME members endorse DePasquale for AG, McClelland for Treasurer

Harrisburg, PA (May 23, 2024) – Union members on AFSCME Council 13’s Statewide Steering Committee unanimously endorsed Eugene DePasquale for Attorney General and Erin McClelland for State Treasurer of Pennsylvania. Committee members...

PRESS RELEASE: Union members oppose PA Senate tax cuts that will hurt our communities

May 8, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: Union members oppose PA Senate tax cuts that will hurt our communities

Harrisburg, PA (May 8, 2024) – As Senate Republicans push a $3 billion tax cut scheme that would pour more money into the pockets of billionaires while diverting it away from vital...

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May 3, 2024

Council 13 members speak up at town hall meetings

During the month of April, AFSCME members gathered at town hall meetings throughout Pennsylvania to connect with Council 13’s new leadership and strategize on how to strengthen the union moving forward. Meetings...

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May 2, 2024

Discount Delgrosso’s tickets available for members only!

Members of AFSCME Council 13 are eligible for a wide range of discounts on a variety of goods and services, including amusement parks like Delgrosso’s! Union members can purchase physical Delgrosso’s tickets...

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April 23, 2024

Pittsburgh-area amusement park discounts available now!

Members of AFSCME Council 13 are eligible to purchase discount tickets for three Pittsburgh-area amusement parks! Kennywood tickets are available for $38.99 each and are valid April 20-September 14, 2024. Idlewild and...

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April 3, 2024

2024 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program now open!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2024 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship Program! AFSCME Council 13’s Scholarship Program is for Members Only. Scholarships are one-time-only payments, which may be applied toward educational...