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May 1, 2019

Team AFSCME elects new officers at 47th Annual Council 13 Convention

Council 13’s starting lineup hit the field in full force at the 47th Annual Convention, electing new officers and reinvigorating its team spirit as we push forward in a turbulent time for...


March 25, 2019

#AFSCMETOO: 2019 Council 13 Women’s Conference

As the #MeToo movement has reshaped America’s workplaces, politics and society as a whole, AFSCME women have continued to make strides in all of those areas and beyond. Hundreds of those women...


March 6, 2019

2019 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship now open!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 AFSCME Council 13 Scholarship! AFSCME Council 13’s Scholarship Program is for Members Only. Scholarships are one-time-only payments, which may be applied toward educational expenses,...


March 4, 2019

Organizing Victory!

The Dietary Department workers of the Squirrel Hill Wellness and Rehabilitation Center voted by a count of 4-0 for representation by AFSCME District Council 84. This brings 11 new workers to AFSCME...


February 13, 2019

47th Annual Council 13 Convention Announcement – Make Reservations Today

The 47th Annual AFSCME Council 13 Convention will be held at The Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA, April 26 through April 28, 2019. The Convention Call was mailed on Wednesday,...


February 12, 2019

Organizing Victory!

The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board conducted a ballot tally on the morning of Tuesday, February 12, for the mail-in ballot election for the workers of Mount Carmel Township. The Mount Carmel Township...


February 11, 2019

David Fillman to discuss state budget on PCN Call-In Program

Executive Director David Fillman is set to appear on the PCN Call-In Program to discuss “Labor and the PA Budget” on Tuesday, February 12, from 7-8 p.m., alongside Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick...


February 6, 2019

Governor Tom Wolf proposes first budget of second term

Governor Tom Wolf delivered the first budget address of his second term on Tuesday, February 5, outlining his proposal for the 2019-20 state budget. Wolf’s $34.1 billion proposal includes no new taxes,...


February 1, 2019

In Memoriam of Bill Leskosky

The AFSCME family is saddened to learn that Council 13 Executive Board member Bill Leskosky has passed away at the age of 60. Bill was a Vice President Representing District Council 84...


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...