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December 20, 2018

In Memoriam of Michael Fox

The leadership and staff of Council 13 are deeply saddened to learn that former AFSCME International Vice President and District Council 89 Director Michael Fox has passed away. Mike started his AFSCME...


December 18, 2018

2019 Women’s Conference set for March

The AFSCME Council 13 Women’s Conference will take place March 8-10, 2019, at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Pocono Manor, Pa. The registration deadline is February 8, 2019. Register now and get...


December 13, 2018

AFSCME announces Next Wave 2018 program

What if you were told that there was a program you could join that could get you active and engaged in your local union and the political process? Would you be interested?...


December 13, 2018

Next Wavers collect hats and blankets for premature babies

Next Wavers from AFSCME Local 2047 (Ebensburg Center/Altoona Center) donated hats and blankets that they collected for premature babies in the Regional Intensive Care Nursery at the Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in...


December 7, 2018

Organizing Victory!

The white-collar workers of Hanover Borough voted for representation by AFSCME District Council 89 by a count of 9-0. This brings 10 workers to AFSCME ranks! Welcome to the AFSCME family!


December 5, 2018

Motor Club saves stranded AFSCME member

AFSCME Local 2234 (Kutztown University) member Sandy Himmelreich dropped her sister off at the airport before making a stop for groceries in Fogelsville, Pa., in order to avoid the chaos of Homecoming...


November 7, 2018

Tom Wolf, Bob Casey win re-election

Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey have won their bids for re-election, defeating Scott Wagner and Lou Barletta, respectively. AFSCME Council 13 proudly supported Wolf and Casey, and looks forward to...


November 5, 2018

AFSCME member advances career thanks to Free College Benefit

Robin Cartwright of AFSCME Local 2536 is going from being a Communications Operator with the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole to an Intelligence Analyst with the Pennsylvania State Police. This promotion...


October 4, 2018

AFSCME Local 2944 members aid Hurricane Florence victims

Helping others is nothing new for Kevin Trafka, President of AFSCME Local 2944 (Lower Paxton/Middle Paxton/Susquehanna and Swatara Townships/Penbrook and Steelton Boroughs). What is new, however, is the level of destruction he...


October 3, 2018

AFSCME Council 13 member to appear on Brotherhood Outdoors

AFSCME Local 1347 (SCI Camp Hill) member Stephen Noll will appear on Brotherhood Outdoors during the Sportsman Channel’s Buck Fever Marathon on Saturday, October 6, 2018! The following was released by the...