June 28, 2017
Protected: Omission from Master Memorandum 2016-19
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June 27, 2017
The McKean County Court Appointed Professional and Nonprofessional Unit workers and the McKean County Nonprofessional Unit workers both voted yesterday for representation with AFSCME District Council 85. This brings 52 employees to...
June 20, 2017
Job Posting: Regional Organizer
In compliance with the current Pennsylvania Independent Council Staff Union (PICSU) Agreement, Article 2, Seniority, Section 7, Job Posting, notice is hereby given of an available Regional Organizer position in the AFSCME...
June 7, 2017
The Sergeants and Corporals (1st Level Supervisors) employed at the Lancaster County Prison voted yesterday by a count of 15-2 for representation with AFSCME District Council 89. This brings 19 employees to AFSCME ranks!...
June 6, 2017
Pension reform bill passes in state Senate
On Monday, June 5, the Pennsylvania state Senate passed Senate Bill 1, a bipartisan pension reform bill that is expected to make its way through the House and to Governor Tom Wolf’s...
May 31, 2017
AFSCME Local 2163 raises $1,300 for Variety’s “My Bike” program
AFSCME Council 13, its district councils and local unions have been a major part of Variety’s “My Bike” program, which provides adaptive bikes to disabled children in need in Pennsylvania, as well...
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...
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...