Why AFSCME Council 13?

union-yesFor more than 40 years, AFSCME Council 13 has been fighting to improve wages, benefits, and working conditions for employees just like you – people who work to improve the lives of citizens across Pennsylvania. Today, AFSCME Council 13 represents more than 65,000 public employees of Pennsylvania and its counties, municipalities, cities, school districts, authorities, non-profits, and health care facilities.

In recent years, AFSCME Council 13 has added more than 3,000 new members to its ranks, including employees from Nursing Homes, School Districts, Boroughs, Counties, Courthouses, and Human Services.  We are nurses, aides, clericals, mechanics, bus drivers, food service workers, library workers, medical technicians, custodians, correctional officers, social workers and much, much more.  Together we have the strength to improve our jobs, our work and our lives.

United we bargain, divided we beg.