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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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February 7, 2017

Governor Wolf proposes 2017-18 state budget

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf outlined his 2017-18 state budget proposal today in his annual budget address. The $32.3 billion budget proposal includes a plan to tackle Pennsylvania’s $3 billion deficit with $2.1...

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January 31, 2017

AFSCME, Commonwealth sign three-year state employee contract

AFSCME Council 13 and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania signed a 3-year contract for state employees today. Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman and Pennsylvania Secretary of Administration Sharon Minnich, as well as...

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December 18, 2016

1 day until Scott Wagner The Grinch will steal Christmas

1 day until Scott Wagner The Grinch will steal Christmas from 600 hardworking Pennsylvania Employees

AFSCME Council 13 announces 2017 Women’s Conference

December 15, 2016

AFSCME Council 13 announces 2017 Women’s Conference

AFSCME Council 13’s 2017 Women’s Conference will take place March 10-12, in Pocono Manor, Pa. The registration deadline is Friday, February 24. Click here for Conference Information Click here for a Registration...

Senator Scott Wagner plays political games with working people’s livelihoods

November 22, 2016

Senator Scott Wagner plays political games with working people’s livelihoods

More than 500 Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) employees who work at Unemployment Compensation Service Centers will receive layoff notices and work their last day on December 19, due to...