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August 7, 2023

Council 13 members ratify new collective bargaining agreement

Members of AFSCME Council 13 voted in favor of a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A tentative agreement was reached on July 11, after months of negotiations...


August 1, 2023

AFSCME Launches Online Leadership Academy

AFSCME has launched a new e-learning platform called the AFSCME Online Leadership Academy, which will provide high-quality training and leadership development for AFSCME leaders, stewards, and staff, allowing them to enhance their...


July 25, 2023

Organizing Victory!

Employees of Lake City Borough in Erie County voted unanimously in favor of representation by AFSCME District Council 85. This brings four new workers to AFSCME ranks. Congratulations and welcome to the...


July 21, 2023

Union members serve the community on Labor Day of Action

Members, retirees, and staff of several labor unions, including AFSCME Council 13, spent Saturday, July 15, giving back to our community for United Way’s Labor Day of Action! Volunteers packed food at...


July 10, 2023

AFSCME joins PennDOT, PSP to honor fallen workers

Local Union Presidents of AFSCME from the nine counties included in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) District 2-0 joined Council 13 leadership and staff, as well as officials from PennDOT and...

ACT 102 Educational Webinar on July 20

June 27, 2023

ACT 102 Educational Webinar on July 20

AFSCME Council 13 invites you to join the Bureau of Labor Law and Compliance’s Deputy Director Julia Grubbs and Outreach and Education Coordinator Attorney James Holzman for a statewide ACT 102 Zoom...


June 20, 2023

Local 1224 presents ‘Christmas in July’

AFSCME Local 1224 (PHEAA) will be hosting ‘Christmas in July’ on Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 10 AM until 4 PM. The event will be held in the parking lot on 7th...


June 20, 2023

Labor Day of Action set for July 15

The Harrisburg Region Central Labor Council and United Way of Capital Region are calling on volunteers to take part in a Labor Day of Action on Saturday, July 15, 2023! Click here...


June 1, 2023

2023 Amusement Park Discounts for Council 13 Members Only

AFSCME Council 13 is excited to once again offer to members discounts on the best amusement parks in and around Pennsylvania! Council 13 members are eligible for major money-saving discounts for the...


May 25, 2023

AFSCME members recognized by Philadelphia City Council

Two AFSCME Council 13 members were recognized by Philadelphia City Council on May 25, 2023. Ricky Allsop, a PennDOT Highway Foreman from Local 2244, was recognized for his heroic actions that saved...