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Office of Administration announces leave options for employees unable to work or telework

From Governor Tom Wolf: Dear employees,The COVID-19 global pandemic has created an unprecedented situation as everyone tries to stop the spread of this virus. I appreciate the shared sacrifice...

Hospital and nursing home staff: The masked faces of healthcare on the front lines

All workers are essential – none more than the healthcare professionals in hospitals and nursing homes who are taking care of vulnerable patients despite the multitude of risks amid...

How to make a quick cut face covering with AFSCME T-shirt

Protect yourself and others while showing your union pride by making a cloth face covering out of an AFSCME T-shirt. This is a quick cut method that requires no...

AFSCME members keep food on tables across Pennsylvania

Recent events have presented a host of unprecedented and unique circumstances. Many of us have had to make the best of a bad situation, including AFSCME members. Many Commonwealth...

Wolf Administration takes steps to improve safety, security in state prisons

Following a Safety Summit between AFSCME Council 13 and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC), Governor Tom Wolf’s administration has taken steps to improve safety and security at Pennsylvania’s prisons....

How to vote by mail in Pennsylvania

With uncertainty rising around everything, including the 2020 elections, it is important for Pennsylvanians to remember that it is easier than ever to vote by mail. In Pennsylvania, you...

District Council 90 hosts Voter Registration Drive-Thru

AFSCME members, leaders, staff, and volunteers joined forces with the leaders of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and bipartisan candidates for State House and Senate to host a Voter Registration Drive-Thru...

Register to Vote

Once you know you are eligible to vote, the next step is to register. In Pennsylvania, you can register in person, by mail and at various government agencies. Below you...

Pennsylvania delegates strengthen first-ever virtual AFSCME Convention

AFSCME hosted its 44th International Convention virtually on August 13 and 14. It will be concluded on Wednesday, September 2. AFSCME President Lee Saunders opened the Convention with a...

Council 13 pushes for paid sick, family leave while Dark Money groups bash workers

Governor Tom Wolf’s administration recently announced that they will begin on Oct. 15 to provide Commonwealth employees under the governor’s jurisdiction with up to six weeks of paid parental...