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November 23, 2020

District Council 86 awards 2020 Member of the Year

Amy Thomas of Local 2016 (Northumberland County Employees) was awarded 2020 Member of the Year by AFSCME District Council 86! “Amy’s tireless work for her members and the labor movement is an...


November 20, 2020

AFSCME DC 87 to serve as toy drop site for Marine Toys for Tots campaign

This year, AFSCME District Council 87 in Dunmore, Pa., will be a Toy Drop Site for the Marine Toys for Tots Campaign. “We hope to make this drive a success,” AFSCME DC...


November 19, 2020

ENROLL NOW: AFSCME Free College classes begin January 2021

We are excited to share some new updates to the AFSCME Free College program! Our union is here to support our members and their family members as they pursue their higher education...


November 17, 2020

Shane Clark named new Director of District Council 85

AFSCME District Council 85 Staff Representative Shane Clark was named as the new Director of DC 85 by a unanimous vote of the district council’s Executive Board. Clark is set to replace...


November 12, 2020

Union Plus announces Holiday Giveback Campaign, new limited time AT&T discounts, refreshed website

It’s official. The Union Plus Holiday Giveback Campaign is officially live! Over the next month, Union Plus is accepting nominations for extraordinary union members across the country that deserve something a little...


November 7, 2020

Pennsylvania secures win for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election on November 7, defeating Donald Trump. The victory came after Pennsylvania voters gave Biden the electoral votes he needed to win....

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman announces retirement, to be replaced by DC 85 Director David Henderson

November 6, 2020

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Director David Fillman announces retirement, to be replaced by DC 85 Director David Henderson

After 18 years of service as Executive Director of AFSCME Council 13, David Fillman has announced his retirement, effective February 1, 2021. David Henderson, who is the current Director of AFSCME District...


October 28, 2020

Drop off your ballot TODAY

If you plan to vote by mail in Pennsylvania in this year’s election, you should have already applied for and received your ballot. With less than one week until Election Day, you...


October 27, 2020

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Become a Union Steward!

AFSCME Council 13’s Education & Resources Department is hosting a three-part webinar series on becoming a union steward!  Webinars will take place on November 17, 18, and 19 at 1:00 – 3:00 PM each day.  This...


October 23, 2020

Council 13 sets vision for future at virtual convention

In an unconventional 48th Annual AFSCME Council 13 Convention, delegates conducted the business of their union virtually. Jane Gill opened her first convention as President of Council 13’s Executive Board with a...