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October 21, 2017

Day 2: Cedar Haven Healthcare Center nurses strike

On Saturday, employees of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center, who are members of AFSCME Local 2732, took to the picket line for the second day. The owner of the nursing home, Chas B....


October 20, 2017

Day 1: Cedar Haven Healthcare Center nurses go on strike

Employees of Cedar Haven Healthcare Center went on strike to demand a fair contract at noon on Friday, October 20. Cedar Haven’s certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, maintenance employees, laundry employees,...


October 18, 2017

Cedar Haven nurses set to strike on Friday

Members of AFSCME Local 2732 at Cedar Haven Healthcare Center, which include licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants, are set to strike on Friday, October 20. A strike was narrowly averted last...


October 6, 2017

West Manheim Township employees demand respect and ratification

Clerical, utility and road crew employees at West Manheim Township have been engaged in negotiations for their first contract for more than two years, and are showing up at township supervisor meetings...


September 27, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Janus v. AFSCME case

The United States Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to hear the Janus v. AFSCME case, which threatens to turn the entire nation “Right-To-Work” in the public sector. It is expected that oral arguments will...


September 20, 2017

AFSCME Council 13 endorses judicial candidates

On Tuesday, September 19, AFSCME Council 13’s Statewide Steering Committee met in Harrisburg to hear from candidates for Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court, and vote on who the union...


September 13, 2017

Support AFSCME members affected by Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc on the people of Florida and surrounding areas. AFSCME members around the country opened their hearts and their wallets to donate more than $50,000 to the victims...


September 11, 2017

URGENT: Scam targeting AFSCME members

AFSCME has been made aware that a sophisticated phishing and phone scam appears to be targeting AFSCME membership. The email, supposedly from AFSCME International President Lee Saunders and in a screenshot below,...


August 31, 2017

Support AFSCME sisters and brothers in Texas

The areas heavily-impacted by Hurricane Harvey are home to around 7,400 AFSCME members. Not only that – AFSCME members are on the front lines of the ongoing rescue and recovery efforts. In...


August 29, 2017

Lancaster County employees step up to the plate for a good cause

On a sunny afternoon at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pa., members of AFSCME Local 1738 (Lancaster County Prison), as well as employees from Adult Probation and Parole, the Youth Intervention Center...