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C13 Convention Call Correction

January 31, 2023

C13 Convention Call Correction

The AFSCME Council 13 Convention Call was mailed to Local Union Presidents and Secretaries on Tuesday, January 24. If you haven’t received it yet, it should arrive shortly. We have discovered a...


January 24, 2023

2023 Council 13 Convention Announcement

The 51st AFSCME Council 13 Convention will be held at The Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA, April 28-30, 2023. The Convention Call was mailed to Local Union Presidents and Secretaries...


January 9, 2023

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 2023

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. This occasion comes once a year, but the contributions and sacrifices of law enforcement officers and employees are constant – and our gratitude is immeasurable....


December 23, 2022

Full schedule of 2023 union training webinars

AFSCME Council 13 has announced a series of union training webinars for members throughout all of 2023! These trainings will build your skills as a local officer and as a union organizer....


December 21, 2022

6th digital edition of Council 13 Connection available now!

The newest digital edition of the Council 13 Connection is available now! Check it out! Members will receive the Connection via email. To update your email address, log in to MemberLink or...


November 18, 2022

AFSCME members at Merakey secure new three-year contract

Members and leadership of AFSCME Council 13 met with management of Merakey on Thursday, November 17, to sign a newly ratified three-year contract. In a historic investment in Merakey employees, the agreement...


November 16, 2022

Council 13 members salute ‘Those Who Serve’ at Non-State Conference

AFSCME is the public service union. We salute all of those who serve our nation – and our communities. In that spirit, members of AFSCME Council 13 gathered on Veterans Day weekend...


November 13, 2022

AFSCME Council 13 urges work zone caution after PennDOT members struck

Five Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) employees were injured when an out-of-control box truck crashed into an active work zone in Chester County on Thursday, November 10. Three of the employees are...


November 9, 2022

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane and Sweet Lights discounts for AFSCME members!

Members of AFSCME Council 13 are eligible for discounts on tickets to Hersheypark Christmas Candylane, as well as Hershey Sweet Lights (a drive-through light display separate from Hersheypark). Hard tickets for Christmas...


October 4, 2022

Organizing Victory!

Geropsych Associates who work at Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital voted in favor of representation by AFSCME District Council 85. These workers will become part of the existing bargaining unit there. This brings...