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Why Scott Walker is Bad for America

Last month, governor and prospective presidential candidate Scott Walker signed legislation making Wisconsin the 25th“right-to-work” state in the country, just years after curbing the collective bargaining rights of public sector...

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Board Secretary shows how to make no-sew face mask from AFSCME T-shirt

AFSCME Council 13 Executive Board Secretary and former President of AFSCME Local 2534 (Transportation & Safety Building Clericals) Earnestine Kearse put together a tutorial video on how to make...

BBS Benefit Solutions launches interactive guide for AFSCME Council 13 members

BBS Benefit Solutions has launched an interactive Voluntary Benefit guide about the protections available to AFSCME Council 13 members to help them meet their financial needs in the event...

Senator Scott Wagner plays political games with working people’s livelihoods

More than 500 Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) employees who work at Unemployment Compensation Service Centers will receive layoff notices and work their last day on December 19,...

Hardship Help

The union has your back even in uncertain times. Through Union Plus’s Hardship Help programs, the United Way’s extensive resources, and Unemployment Compensation, union members and their families can...

Commonwealth Negotiations Update

Negotiators for both AFSCME and the Commonwealth met in August 2015, and then on April 28th, May 17th and June 6, 7, 14, 15, and 20th. Council 13 negotiators and...

In Memoriam of Bruno Dellana

On Sunday, March 6, 2016, Bruno Dellana passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Dellana is the former Director of AFSCME District Council 84, as well as a former...

Union Business Leave Form

Do you ever do Union/AFSCME business during your work time? If so, your leave time should be charged to the proper leave bank (reference Article 17 of the Master Agreement)....

Workplace Heroes save fellow PennDOT brother

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) workers and AFSCME members always have each other’s backs, which was exemplified in a near-deadly incident on April 18, 2018. John Parada, PennDOT District 2...

Honor fallen sanitation workers with moment of silence on February 1

As part of I AM 2018, public service workers, union members and human beings everywhere are being asked to observe a moment of silence on February 1, 2018, to...