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March 20, 2021

Lock Haven workers rally to save jobs, Council 13 responds to PASSHE Chancellor’s threat

As the workers of Lock Haven University were preparing to rally to save their jobs, Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Chancellor Dan Greenstein on Thursday, March 18, said, “Unless we...


March 15, 2021

FREE WEBINAR: Talking Union

Ever want to talk to your coworker about why joining the union is important, but just don’t know how to start the conversation? Join us for Talking Union on Tuesday, April 13...


March 8, 2021

FREE WEBINAR: Officer Training

This training is for first-time local officers looking to understand the duties of local chair officers and executive board members. Participants will gain knowledge designed for preparing to fulfill the duties of...


March 4, 2021

Local 2902 sponsors “Gutchies For Kids” drive in Lawrence County

AFSCME Local 2902, representing workers in Lawrence County, sponsored this year’s “Gutchies For Kids” drive in partnership with United Way According to United Way, the “Gutchies for Kids” program began with the...


March 1, 2021

AFSCME Free College program offers “new hope” for member’s family

In addition to free associate degrees, AFSCME is now offering its Free Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program permanently! This is actual free online education that is designed to fit into the busy schedules...


February 23, 2021

Sportsmen’s Club Photo Contest winners announced

Congratulations to Scott Brenner of AFSCME Local 462 (Berks County) for earning the most votes from his fellow members to win the 2021 AFSCME Council 13 Sportsmen’s Club Photo Contest! Also, congratulations...


February 23, 2021

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Steward Training!

AFSCME Council 13’s Education & Resources Department is hosting a three-part webinar series on becoming a union steward! Webinars will take place on March 16, 17, and 18 at 6:00-8:30 PM each...


February 11, 2021

AFSCME member leads PA Department of Agriculture in racial justice initiative

The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, rocked our nation to its core and left many wondering what we can do to achieve racial justice in our streets, in...


February 10, 2021

Organizing Victory!

The workers of McSherrystown Borough voted by a count of 3-0 for representation by AFSCME District Council 89. This brings four new workers to AFSCME ranks. Welcome to the AFSCME family!


February 8, 2021

FREE Treasurer Training sessions announced for 2021

AFSCME Council 13 has scheduled dates through the remainder of 2021 for virtual Treasurer Training sessions. This is a members-only training. See below for all scheduled dates. If none of the scheduled...